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#223890 - 02/19/06 11:18 AM Re: Good books [Re: Kimpatsu]
Dauragon c mikado Offline


Registered: 12/09/04
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Loc: Oxford, England
My teacher keeps saying about shorinji kenpo but I dont get what it actually is. Is it similar to chinese kenpo?
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#223891 - 02/19/06 04:20 PM Re: Good books [Re: harlan]
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Harlan,

Where can I get Oldmans books? When I google the title I get the FA thread you posted.

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#223892 - 02/19/06 09:07 PM Re: Good books [Re: spectrum]
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It hasn't been published yet. She was joking.
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#223893 - 02/21/06 01:06 AM Re: Good books [Re: JoelM]
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Joel,

No way.

Your just freaking me out.

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#223894 - 02/22/06 06:00 PM Re: Good books [Re: JonRobbie]
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Registered: 04/22/04
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the complete idiots guide to martial arts
martial arts for dummies



These are real books?!
What is their tack?
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#223895 - 02/22/06 06:04 PM Re: Good books [Re: Dauragon c mikado]
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My teacher keeps saying about shorinji kenpo but I dont get what it actually is. Is it similar to chinese kenpo?



No. Shorinji Kempo is unique. The founder was a Japanese who studied in China for many years, but the codification, classification, methodology and syllabus are all his own.
Try here for some more background.
BTW, it's Shorinji Kempo, with an "m".
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