Taken from a History of Budo Part One. We are now at the start of the 19th century in a relatively peaceful Japan. The Samurai, still a class that is to be feared, look for ways to keep their sword skills sharp.
Taken from our new film release, Shorinji Kempo 70 Years, this is Kawashima sensei teaching at the Study Sessions from the 70th anniversary World Taikai.
This is our artwork for our next release, Shorinji Kempo 70 Years. The demand for DVD’s is still enough for us to continue manufacturing them. We know some of you collect our movies and add every movie DVD to their shelf and we thank you.
A preview film clip taken from our new release celebrating the 70th anniversary of Shorinji Kempo. This unofficial sneak preview offers a glimpse into the fury and excitement of a Taikai on a grand scale.
Shorinji Kempo 70 Years is a documentary to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the martial art created by Doshin So. Culminating in a World Shorinji Kempo Taikai and three day International Study Session that bears the title “Be the Bridge and make the world better, one person at a time”.
A two part series on the history of Budo and the culture of the martial arts. This is a long unabridged interview with professor Takashi Uozumi which took place in his office and library.
An in-depth interview with our director, Jon Braeley by Kendo World Magazine.
Empty Mind Films were very humbled to recieve a kind invitation to film at the 2017 World Shorinji Kempo Organization Taikai which also marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of Shorinji Kempo in 1947. This is a brief summary of this exciting event which took place this July.