shorinji kempo
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exam.pdf

exams

kyu 3

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kyu 3


  1. So Doshin's motivation and purpose for founding Shorinji Kempo
  2. the meaning of Bu and the essence of Budo
  3. the essence of shorinji kempo
  4. ken zen ichiniyo (unity of ken and zen)

techniques

basic


  1. kogi -- furiko zuki, keri age, zenshin jun zuki, gyaku zuki, jo chu ni ren zuki, sashi komi ashi keri age, sashi kae ashi keri age
  2. bogi -- uwa uke, uchi uke, shita uke
  3. umpo ho -- mae chidori ashi, ushiro chidori ashi, kani ashi, juji ashi, kumo ashi
  4. ukemi -- dai sha rin, mae ukemi, ushiro ukemi, oten oki agari
  5. tan en -- tenchi ken 1 (left & right)

kata


  1. tenchi ken dai 3 (tan en)
  2. tenchi ken dai 4 (tan en)
  3. giwa ken dai 2 (tan en)
  4. giwa ken dai 1 (sotai)

goho

  1. uchi uke zuki
  2. shita uke geri
  3. uwa uke zuki
  4. ryusui geri
  5. uwa uke geri

juho

  1. ude juji tate gassho gatame
  2. kote nuki ura ken, chudan zuki
  3. gyaku gote mae yubi gatame
  4. katate yori nuki
  5. ryote yori nuki

kumi embu

kyu 3


  1. ryusui geri
  2. uwa uke geri
  3. kote nuki
  4. gyaku gote
  5. uchi uke zuki
  6. shita uke geri
  7. uwa uke zuki
  8. katate yori nuki
  9. ryote maki nuki
  10. katate okuri gote

application

  1. goho -- offense: single straight punches to jodan and chudan ; counter offenses are allowed and both persons can attack.
  2. juho -- offense: grabbing inner or outer wrist of single hand; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

kyu 2

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kyu 2


  1. how to learn shorinji kempo
  2. the three teachings of Ken
  3. defense is primary, offense is secondary
  4. shorinji kempo must not hurt peaple, but develop them

techniques

basic


  1. kogi -- zenshin jun zuki, gyaku zuki, jo chu ni ren zuki, jo chu keri san ren ko, sashi komi mawashi geri, sashi kae soku to geri
  2. bogi -- dan uke (uwa uke & uchi uke, uchi age uke & uchi otoshi uke), ren uke, harai uke, juji uke
  3. umpo ho -- mae chidori ashi, ushiro chidori ashi, kani ashi, juji ashi, kumo ashi
  4. ukemi -- dai sha rin, mae ukemi, ushiro ukemi, oten oki agari
  5. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; giwa ken 1

kata


  1. tenchi ken dai 2 (sotai)

random


kumi embu

kyu 2


  1. tsubame gaeshi
  2. uchi uke geri
  3. juji nuki (katate)
  4. juji gote (katate)
  5. han tenshin geri
  6. juji uke geri
  7. kiri kaeshi nuki (katate)
  8. kiri gote (katate)
  9. shita uke jun geri
  10. tsuki ten 1

application

  1. goho -- offense tan or ni ren with tsuki and keri or tsuki and tsuki; counter offenses are allowed and both persons can attack.
  2. juho -- offense: katate and ryote; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

kyu 1

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kyu 1


  1. on timing and distance during offense and defense
  2. the five elements of atemi
  3. go ju itai (unity of go and ju)
  4. kumite shutai (emphasizing practice in pairs)
  5. the true meaning of hokei

techniques

basic


  1. tai gamae & umpo ho:
    [tai gamae] -- chudan gamae, ichiji gamae, hasso gamae, taiki gamae
    [umpo ho] -- mae chidori ashi, ushiro chidori ashi, kani ashi, juji ashi, kumo ashi
  2. tai sabaki & ukemi:
    [tai sabaki] -- hiraki sagari, han tenshin, gyaku tenshin,han tenkan, zen tenkan
    [ukemi] -- dai sharin, mae ukemi, ushiro ukemi, oten yori okiagari
  3. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; tenchi ken 3, tenchi ken 4, ryuo ken 1
  4. so tai -- tenchi ken 1, giwa ken 1

kata


  1. tenchi ken dai 5 (tan en)
  2. tenchi ken dai 6 (tan en)
  3. byakuren ken dai 1 (tan en)

random


kumi embu

kyu 1


  1. uchi uke zuki -- ren hanko
  2. soto uke zuki -- ren hanko
  3. sode nuki
  4. sode dori
  5. kusshin zuki -- ren hanko
  6. soto oshi uke zuki -- ren hanko
  7. kata muna otoshi
  8. eri juji
  9. ude maki
  10. chidori gaeshi -- ren hanko

application

  1. goho -- free randori
  2. juho -- offense: grab wrist, sleeve or lapel; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

dan 1

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dan 1


  1. shorinji kempo is a discipline that develops individuals
  2. six distinguishing characteristics of shorinji kempo
  3. key attitudes towards training
  4. the five elements of atemi
  5. systems of training
  6. kisei and kiai
  7. timing and distance during offenses and defences
  8. discuss about true strength

essay


  1. what is true strength?
  2. your motives for starting shorinji kempo and your present state of mind

techniques

basic


  1. tai gamae, tai sabaki & umpo ho:
    [tai gamae] -- chudan gamae, hasso gamae, ichiji gamae
    [tai sabaki] -- zen tenkan, han tenkan, jun sagari, hiraki sagari
    [umpo ho] -- chidori ashi, kani ashi, juji ashi, kumo ashi
  2. ukemi: dai sharin, mae ukemi, ushiro ukemi, oten yori okiagari
  3. basic offense techniques: (kaisoku dachi) furiko zuki, shuto uchi, kumade zuke, keri age; (right and left sides) jo chu niren zuki, jo chu mawashi geri, ren geri, sashi kae sokuto geri
  4. basic defense techniques: uwa uke (tsuki), uchi uke (tsuki), shita uke (keri), soto uke (tsuki), uchi age uke (keri), uchi harai uke (keri)
  5. offenses and defenses while moving: zenshin tsuki keri (jo chu niren zuki, jo chi mawashi geri), hiraki sagari and ren uke
  6. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; tenchi ken 3, tenchi ken 4, tenchi ken 5, tenchi ken 6, byakuren ken 1
  7. so tai -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2, giwa ken dai 1, ryuo ken dai 1

random


kumi embu

dan 1


  1. harai uke geri & tsuki ten san
  2. gyaku geri hiza uke name gaeshi & tsuki ten ichi
  3. morote kiri gote (attack: ude ushiro neji age)
  4. morote oshi nuki (attack: gyaku tembin)
  5. chidori gaeshi kari ashi
  6. kote maki gaeshi (continue: kannuki gatame)

application

  1. goho -- free randori
  2. juho -- offense: grab wrist, sleeve or lapel; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

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dan 2

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dan 2


  1. the history of shorinji kempo (the process of its revival in post-war Japan)
  2. how shorinji kempo was established, and the history of naming shorinji kempo
  3. budo and the way it should be
  4. the true meaning of hokei
  5. the principles used in shorinji kempo
  6. the three elements of Ken
  7. the sixth sense
  8. shin ki ryoku -- on the unity of mind, spirit and strength
  9. hei jo shin -- peaceful unmoved state of mind
  10. randori when armed with protectors
  11. san tei san po niju go kei -- 3 parts, 3 systems, 25 branches of techniques
  12. kisei and kiai

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essay


  1. the purpose of seeking michi (the way) and the value of training
  2. your personal view on true strength

techniques

basic


  1. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; tenchi ken 3, tenchi ken 4, tenchi ken 5, tenchi ken 6, ko manji ken
  2. so tai -- ryuo ken 1, tenchi ken 2

random


kumi embu

dan 2


  1. tsuki ten 1 -- ren hanko
  2. tai ten 1 -- ren hanko
  3. idori gyaku gote or gyakute nage
  4. uwa uke nage or uwa uke gyakute nage
  5. kinteki geri hiza uke nami gaeshi -- ren hanko
  6. jun geri chi 1 -- ren hanko
  7. maki otoshi or soto maki otoshi
  8. okuri hiji zeme
  9. shita uke geri kote nage
  10. keri ten 1, sukui kubi nage

application

  1. goho -- free randori
  2. juho -- offense: grab wrist, sleeve or lapel; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

dan 3

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dan 3


  1. history and founding of shorinji kempo
  2. on sen (initiative)
  3. ma'ai and opportunity for offense and defense
  4. shorinji kempo symbols and activities
  5. pressure points of the head, face and neck (22 points)
  6. pressure points of the arm and hands (15 points)
  7. pressure points of the leg and foot (21 points)
  8. pressure points of the chest and stomach (12 points)
  9. the six distinguishing characteristics of shorinji kempo

essay


  1. the six distinguishing characteristics of shorinji kempo
  2. history and founding of shorinji kempo

techniques

basic


  1. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; tenchi ken 3, tenchi ken 4, tenchi ken 5, tenchi ken 6 (all from right side) ryu no kata
  2. so tai -- ryuo ken 1 (defence from left), tenchi ken 2 (defence from left)

random


kumi embu

dan 3


  1. gedan gaeshi -- ren hanko
  2. chudan gaeshi -- ren hanko
  3. konoha okuri
  4. ryo nage or soto maki tembin
  5. mikazuki gaeshi or suigetsu gaeshi
  6. sokuto geri hiki ashi nami gaeshi
  7. sode maki or sode maki gaeshi
  8. okuri tsuki taoshi or koshi kujiki
  9. hangetsu gaeshi sukui kubi nage
  10. kiri kaeshi gote or kiri kaeshi nage

application

  1. goho -- free randori
  2. juho -- offense: grab wrist, sleeve or lapel; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

dan 4

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dan 4


  1. what is religion?
  2. what is a buddhist temple?
  3. innen (kharma)
  4. the correct teaching of the Buddha
  5. the teachings of Kongo Zen
  6. the moralnature of Dharma and human divinity (spirituality)
  7. go ju ittai (the unity of go and ju)
  8. kumite shutai (emphasizing practice in pairs)
  9. diagram of pressure points (kyusho) in head, face and neck
  10. diagram of pressure points in hand and arm
  11. diagram of pressure points in feet and legs
  12. diagram of pressure points in trunk

subjects


  1. what are the central ideas of shorinji kempo
  2. explain each of the riho
  3. discuss why shorinji kempo is not merely a sport or martialart

essay


  1. explain the essence of shorinji kempo and describe the proper behavior of shorinji kempo leaders (min. 2000 words)
  2. your present state of mind and aspirations (min. 600 words)

techniques

basic


  1. tan en -- tenchi ken 1, tenchi ken 2; tenchi ken 3, tenchi ken 4, tenchi ken 5, tenchi ken 6, byakuren dai 1, ko manji ken

random


kumi embu

dan 4


  1. gedan gaeshi to tobi ren geri
  2. gyaku geri chi san -- ren hanko
  3. okuri sode dori or okuri sode maki
  4. omote nage or ura nage
  5. chudan gaeshi to uchi uke zuki
  6. dan geri sambo uke dan geri gaeshi
  7. maki komi gote or morote kiri gote
  8. ushiro eri dori or ushiro kubi nage
  9. kaishin zuki to osae kannuki nage
  10. hangetsu kubi nage

application

  1. goho -- free randori
  2. juho -- offense: grab wrist, sleeve or lapel; defense: nuki waza or gyaku waza

attack and defence


  1. tsuki ten 1
  2. keri ten 3
  3. sashi komi mawashi geri & harai uke geri
  4. sashi kae mawashi geri & mawashi geri sambo uke nami gaeshi
  5. dan geri sambo uke dan geri gaeshi

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