Welcome to the United Kingdom Shorinji Kempo Federation (UKSKF) website! Shorinji Kempo is a dynamic Japanese martial art founded in 1947 by Doshin So. Combining hard (go) and soft (ju) principles, Shorinji Kempo is aimed at self-defence and the cultivation of the individual. Feel free to browse our site, where you can find out about the history and characteristics of Shorinji Kempo, as well as Shorinji Kempo in the UK.



 UKSKF November Koshukai

The UKSKF will be running a one-day seminar (koshukai) on the 16th November in Central London. Head here for details.


Where now?

If you would like to learn more about Shorinji Kempo head to our About page.

Have a look at our upcoming events here.

Read a report from any of our events at the reports section.

Find a Branch near you at the venues page.

You can always navigate using the main menu which is always visible and the home button will bring you back to this page.