Japan Day 2017

Kenshi from Auckland Central Branch, North Shore Branch and East Auckland Club were invited to perform an embu demonstration at the 2017 Japan Day festival of Japanese culture held at The Cloud Events Centre, Queens Wharf, Auckland on 26th February 2017. The event is an annual celebration hosted by The Japanese Society of Auckland and…Read More

Japan Day 2017

Shorinji Kempo Oceania Regional Study Session 2016

Auckland was the host city for the Oceanic study session held during the weekend for the Japanese martial art group Shorinji Kempo. Kawashima Sensei (teacher) is an eight level black belt instructor from the headquarters of Shorinji Kempo in Japan. Senior Kenshi or students from as far as Perth, Newcastle, Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia…Read More

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Training camp at Taranaki

Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd March 2014 Several Kenshi from the Auckland central branch and the West Auckland branch join together for a 2 day training camp held at New Plymouth central branch. The first training started from 5am in the morning. After running on the beach we had a chinkon gyo. When we finished…Read More

Japan Day 2014

On the 23rd of February this year was the annual Japan Day event held at the ASB showground’s. Once again the Auckland branches came together to perform a demonstration. Unlike past years we had decided not to have a stand and just perform a demonstration. This year we were lucky to be allocated a peak…Read More

Lantern Festival 2014

Over the weekend of the 14-16th of February this year the Auckland branches came together to perform demonstrations at the Annual Lantern Festival held in Auckland’s Albert Park. The weather and atmosphere was lovely and with a great turnout, the crowd rivaled previous years in size. Our demonstration team did a wonderful job this year…Read More