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Trailer: Shorinji Kempo 70 Years

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”.

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Shorinji Kempo World Taikai 2017

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.

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Trailer Episode Seven. Warriors of Budo

Mixing a martial art with religion is not new and can be traced back 1500 years ago to Shaolin Temple. There the similarity ends. Shorinji Kempo is a modern martial art combining the best of Japanese Budo techniques with a philosophy based on ancient Buddhist scriptures.

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