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International TAIKAI in San Francisco 2017

BE THE BRIDGE – 70TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL TAIKAI FOR SHORINJI KEMPO IN SAN FRANCISCO 31 JULY – 3 AUGUST 2017   San Francisco was the host city for the International Taikai and study session held 31 July to 3 August 2017 for the Japanese martial art group Shorinji Kempo. Four kiwis travelled to the USA…Read More

World Shorinji Kempo TAIKAI in Japan

Struggling in the heat of 37 degrees, the team found the Japan summer difficult conditions, but all really enjoyed the opportunity to be part of an international event. The thirteen strong group (Eight left from Auckland together, three came from New Plymouth, and two others met in Osaka) went to Japan for 15 days and…Read More