<The purposes of Shorinji Kempo Monterey>
1. To teach Shorinji Kempo to the members of this Shorinji Kempo
Monterey and World Shorinji Kempo Organization. Shorinji Kempo is a
Japanese Martial Arts based on Zen Buddhism and an educational
system with its own inherent philosophy and techniques established
by Doshin So in Japan in 1947.
2. To nurture strong and caring individuals in order to acquire good health,
self-defense, strong mind and spirit, confidence, courage, and matured
personality through Shorinji Kempo practice and activity.
3. To contribute to establishment of better community and society through
Shorinji Kempo practice and activity.
<Shorinji Kempo Monterey Information>
Branch Master: Mr. Kazuki Arita (7th Degree Blackbelt, Jun-Hanshi)
Practice day & time: (Come by 17:50)
Wednesday: 18:00 - 20:00 (under 15 years old: 18:00-19:00)
Friday: 18:00 - 20:00 (under 15 years old: 18:00-19:00)
*Shorinji Kempo Monterey Branch is an Ongoing class.
*We do not have a separate child class. Children practice with adults from 18:00 and will be
separated into a group for their technique practice later.
Monterey Peninsula Buddhist Temple
(1155 Noche Buena Street, Seaside, CA 93955) MAP
Monthly Tuition: $45 (under 15 years old: $20) (8-9 practices a month)
(Please inquire about family or student discount.)
Shorinji Kempo Monterey is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization offering Japanese
Martial Arts instruction (Shorinji Kempo) approved by IRS of the U.S.
All your contribution including monthly tuition is tax-deductible for income tax.
One time registration fee: $26
Wear: Only Shorinji Kempo dogi with Shorinji Kempo logo can be accepted. Please inquire to
the Branch Master.
*All Shorinji Kempo branches all over the world are non-for-profit-organizations.
*All the Masters and instructors do not make money for their living from teaching Shorinji
Kempo. All the Masters and instructors teach for love of Shorinji Kempo and its philosophy.
*The monthly tuitions collected are used for rental space fee, equipments, insurance, and