Head dojo is in Takamatsu, Kagawa prefecture.
The young and the old from all walks of life are practicing every day.
Some girls are black-belt holders, instructing other lower-ranking members.
Practice in Kumite
Mr. Kuwajima took part in the World Karate Championship for 1987. And in 1988 he
won the all-Japan championship in 1988. He would like to help people grow physically
and mentally through karate. He puts emphasis on cultural and moral education.
Mr. Kuwajima, the fifth-grade holder, became the head of Kagawa branch of
Kyokushin-kaikan in 1988. He has about 600 members and 13 dojos in Kagawa.
Perseverance will be developed through practice.
Karate can be mastered through days and days of training.
You can change your character through karate.
You will find another character in yourself.
Karate keeps you in good shape.
They build healthy mind and body through karate.
Although she is a high school student, she is one of the instructors to young people
at Kuwajima Dojo in Takamatsu City.
Young boys and girls are practicing their basic techniques. So serious!
With practice, they will get better.
Practice makes perfect.
Young boys and girls start their training at 5:30 in the evening.
Once they start, they are absorbed in their training.
They will be karate experts soon.
This can cultivate their mental concentration.
Sustaining their concentration is helpful in other fields such as studying.
They practice to make themselves better through karate.
The Main Gate of Shorinji Temple
The approach to the Main Entrance of Head Office
Black-belt holders, fifth-graders, demonstrate their techniques,starting with Gassho.
Shorinji Kempo has both offensive and defensive techniques.
Their techniques continue in series.
In the blink of an eye!
Being kicked is the beginning of counter-kicking.
Caught in a trap
With one of the executives in the office
They have many dojos in 34 countries in the world.