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.



 Youtube Video Update

 If you've ever wondered what happens at a Shorinji Kempo branch here in the UK here is a link to a promotional video run by Durham University Branch. It outlines what happens in and out of the branch but also some of the activities and places the kenshi (students) get to go. Check it out here! 



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.