Way of the Warrior – Shorinji Kempo, the New Way [1/4]
Part of a eight part series documentary on the Martial Arts of south and south east Asia, originally broadcast on the BBC in the early 1980s. The final episode! Follows the recently developed Shorinji Kempo form from Japan which has close ties to a new school of Buddhism. This episode follows the main temple on Shikoku Island and talks about the history of its founding and founder, its current state in Japanese society and the future of the form//religious school. Enjoy! Part 1 of 4 parts.