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A Message From Sensei Rob

Unfortunately after 8 successful years, the management at the Virgin Active gym have decided to discontinue the kids’ Kempo classes, as they want to make their offering across clubs consistent. I am looking for alternatives to Virgin but so far no luck, so for the time being there will be no more classes. Please watch … Continue reading »

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Sensei Rob and Jonathan visit Cyprus

Some of you may have been wondering where Sensei Rob and Jonathan were the past two weeks. Every year the BSKF runs a special training seminar in Cyprus for black belts. At this week long event, the BSKF chief instructor Sensei Mizuno focuses on advanced technical training, as well as giving advice on how to … Continue reading »

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Kempo Fitness

Come and try Sensei Rob’s exciting new Kempo Fitness class at the Central YMCA near Tottenham Court Road. An hour long class consisting of intense cardio workouts, including padwork, self defence drills and much more. If that’s not enough, stay for the second hour consisting of more advanced techniques of Shorinji Kempo. The first class … Continue reading »

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Updated Junior Syllabus

Sensei Rob has updated the Junior’s syllabus, and you can get a copy here. It is important that kenshi are familiar with their techniques, including the Japanese names. If there are any questions, please see an instructor before or after a class. Like this:Like Loading…

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Visit to Ireland for Grading and Training

Recently Sensei Rob visited the Corca Dhuibhne branch of the ISKF, to conduct a grading and also hold a training seminar. Sensei Rob and one of his assistants from City Kempo dojo were treated to Irish hospitality and a good time was had by all. Angel Kempo dojo will be holding a series of gradings … Continue reading »

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New YMCA Class Information

Sensei Rob has started a new Children’s class at the Tottenham Court Road YMCA. The class is after school on Wednesdays at 4:30pm. Parents wanting more information or to sign up should contact the YMCA Reception on 020 7343 1700 or email We look forward to seeing kenshi, new and old, at the YMCA. … Continue reading »

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Easter Holiday and Grading Success

Class Information Next Saturday (7th April 2012) there will be no class due to the Easter holiday. Grading News! Sensei Rob and his assistants would like to congratulate Lara, for passing her 3rd Kyu grading.  Lara becomes Angel Dojo’s first green belt.  Only three more gradings till black belt, Lara! After the Easter holiday there … Continue reading »

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Kempo demonstration at City University

City Kempo Dojo is organising a martial arts demonstration at their training venue at City University. All are welcome to come and watch, and maybe even give the class a go. Sensei Robert Villiers is organising the demonstration and it will include examples of Embu (paired practise), Randori (sparring), Chinkon (meditation), and both Goho (Hard) … Continue reading »

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Want to see an adult class?

Then take a look at this nice video produced by the Imperial College Kempo dojo. Like this:Like Loading…

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Welcome to 2012

Happy new year! Welcome to 2012 and welcome back to Kempo at Angel Dojo. I hope everybody is refreshed and ready to meet the challenges of the new year. We had our first class of the year last week, and it was good to see so many of you back and ready to learn. There … Continue reading »

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