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Publications of Shorinji Kempo

These are our publications on great topics such as the philosophy of Shorinji Kempo, techniques, and about the Founder Kaiso Doshin So. Some of them cannot be purchased at general bookstores, so please check how to obtain them.

Publications (Shorinji Kempo – General)

Shorinji Kempo: Ai no Kachi, Chikara no Riso

Shorinji Kempo: Ai no Kachi, Chikara no Riso
Author: Doshin So
Editorial Supervisor: Yuuki So
ISBN 978-4-583-10313-6
This timeless edition explains the words of the founder, Doshin So (Kaiso) and reveals the Shorinji Kempo teachings, techniques,
and its educational system.
Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business DivisionS

This is Shorinji Kempo: Truly Valuing Love is the Epitome of Strength(UK)

This is Shorinji Kempo: Truly Valuing Love is the Epitome of Strength(UK)
Author: Doshin So
Editorial Supervisor: Yuuki So
ISBN 978-0-9928533-3-4
This timeless edition explains the words of the founder, Doshin So (Kaiso) and reveals the Shorinji Kempo teachings, techniques,
and its educational system. English version of Shorinji Kempo: Ai no Kachi, Chikara no Riso.
Available from: amazon.co.uk

SHORINJI KEMPO: LA VALEUR DEL’AMOUR L’IDEAL DE LA FORCE

SHORINJI KEMPO: LA VALEUR DEL’AMOUR L’IDEAL DE LA FORCE
Author: Doshin So
Editorial Supervisor: Yuuki So
ISBN 978-2-7466-8933-6
This timeless edition explains the words of the founder, Doshin So (Kaiso) and reveals the Shorinji Kempo teachings, techniq
ues, and its educational system. French version of Shorinji Kempo: Ai no Kachi, Chikara no Riso.
Available from: French Shorinji Kempo Federation

Hajimeyo! Shorinji Kempo (Let’s Begin Shorinji Kempo!)

Hajimeyo! Shorinji Kempo (Let’s Begin Shorinji Kempo!)
Author: SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY
ISBN 978-4-583-10151-4
This book is especially useful for beginners to learn about Shorinji Kempo in a fun way with many colored illustrations and flowcharts.
Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Goho Hen1 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Goho Vol. 1)

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Goho Hen1 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Goho Vol. 1)

Editorial Supervisor: General Cooperation SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY

Editor: General Foundation Shorinji Kempo Federation

ISBN 978-4-583-10627-4

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Goho Hen 2 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Goho Vol. 2)

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Goho Hen 2 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Goho Vol. 2)

Editorial Supervisor: General Cooperation SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY

Editor: General Foundation Shorinji Kempo Federation

ISBN 978-4-583-10628-1

This volume teaches 20 techniques from Sango ken, Ten’o ken, Byakuren ken, Chio ken, and Kakuritsu ken.

Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 1 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 1)

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 1 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 1)

Editorial Supervisor: General Cooperation SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY

Editor: General Foundation Shorinji Kempo Federation

ISBN 978-4-583-10803-2

This book provides sequence photographs of nuki (releasing) techniques with instructions on how to use the book, descriptions, hintsfrom advisors, and comments.

Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 2 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 2)

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 2 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 2)

Editorial Supervisor: General Cooperation SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY

Editor: General Foundation Shorinji Kempo Federation

ISBN 978-4-583-10884-1

This volume mainly focuses on Ryuka ken techniques based on wrist supported submissive techniques.

Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 3 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 3)

Renzoku Shashin de Kiwameru Shorinji Kempo Juho Hen 3 (Mastering Shorinji Kempo with Sequence Photographs Juho Vol. 3)

Editorial Supervisor: General Cooperation SHORINJI KEMPO UNITY

Editor: General Foundation Shorinji Kempo Federation

ISBN 978-4-583-10885-8

This volume teaches Goka ken (throwing techniques) and Rakan ken (techniques when grabbed clothes).

Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Desk-top Collection – Words of Doshin So

Desk-top Collection – Words of Doshin So

Daily pad type stand that contains the words of the founder, Doshin So (Kaiso). Different words everyday from the 1st to the 31st. 16 cards.

Retailers:

Ozaki Co. http:www.ozaki-sk.co.jp/

Maekawa Shouten http://www.maekawashouten.co.jp/

“Tsuyosa” towa Nanika: Shourinji Kempo Soushisha, So Doshin 70no Kotoba (What is Strength?: 70 Sayings of the founder, Doshin So.

“Tsuyosa” towa Nanika: Shourinji Kempo Soushisha, So Doshin 70no Kotoba (What is Strength?: 70 Sayings of the founder, Doshin So.

Editorial Supervisor: Yuuki So

Editor/Author: Yoshitaka Suzuki

ISBN 978-4166608607

A collection of 70 carefully selected sayings of the founder of Shorinji Kempo, Doshin So.

Available from: Bookstores in Japan and Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

Analects of Doshin So (6 volumes)

Analects of Doshin So (6 volumes)

Pocket-sized analects of Doshin So on 6 different themes.

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

The Aspiration of Doshin So (DVD)

The Aspiration of Doshin So (DVD)

This program perfectly recreates the aspiration of Kaiso, the founder of Shorinji Kempo. Includes rare scenes and images featuring the founder and his voice.

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

The Words of So Doshin: analects of Doshin So (English and Japanese version)

The Words of So Doshin: analects of Doshin So (English and Japanese version)

This book teaches the personality of the founder, Doshin So, his organizational philosophy, and application of techniques. Excellent materials for kenshi all over the world. Both English and Japanese texts appear next to each other.

Ozaki Co. http:www.ozaki-sk.co.jp/

Ippo Fumidasenai Hitono Tameni (For Those Who Cannot Make the First Step)

Ippo Fumidasenai Hitono Tameni (For Those Who Cannot Make the First Step)

ISBN 978-4-344-01404-6

Written by Yuuk So, the Director General of the Shorinji Kempo Group. As the head of over 1.7 million members in the world, the author shares the encouraging words of her father (Doshin So) and details her challenging life.

Concept Video (DVD)

Concept Video (DVD)

An introductory video which explains what Shorinji Kempo is.

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

 

Kaitai Shinsho

Kaitai Shinsho

A documentary on the founder of Shorinji Kempo, Doshin So, and his successor, the second Shike, Yuuki, So.   Contains footage of sermons, embu, and hokei studies.

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

Shorinji Kempo no Sekai – Europe Hen (The World of Shorinji Kempo – Europe)

Shorinji Kempo no Sekai – Europe Hen (The World of Shorinji Kempo – Europe)

This video introduces the teachings, techniques, and the educational system of Mr. Hiroshi Aosaka from his 36 years of experience in teaching and spreading Shorinji Kempo in Europe.

[Production and Sales] Quest Co.

TEL: 03-3360-3810

FAX: 03-3366-7766

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

Shorinji Kempo Tatsujin Densetsu – Aosaka Hiroshi – (Shorinji Kempo Legendary Master – Hiroshi Aosaka –)

Shorinji Kempo Tatsujin Densetsu – Aosaka Hiroshi – (Shorinji Kempo Legendary Master – Hiroshi Aosaka –)

Sermons and technique demonstrations by Mr. Aosaka, who moved to France by himself and spread Shorinji Kempo in Europe.

[Production and Sales] Quest Co.

TEL: 03-3360-3810

FAX: 03-3366-7766

Available from: Japanese Shorinji Kempo Federation Business Division

http://shop.shorinjikempo.or.jp/html/

This is Shorinji Kempo: Truly Valuing Love is the Epitome of Strength(USA)

This is Shorinji Kempo: Truly Valuing Love is the Epitome of Strength(USA)
Author: Doshin So
Editorial Supervisor: Yuuki So
ISBN 9781537648620
This timeless edition explains the words of the founder, Doshin So (Kaiso) and reveals the Shorinji Kempo teachings, techniques,
and its educational system. English version of Shorinji Kempo: Ai no Kachi, Chikara no Riso.
Available from: amazon.com

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