Branch Master: Ben, 4th dan, seikenshi
Ben started learning Shorinji Kempo at University in Durham in 2003, and was club captain from 2004-2005. In 2005 he moved back to the midlands, got a job, and began training at Oxford University branch. He gained his black belt in 2007. After moving to London for work, Ben began training and assisting at City University branch, achieving his 2nd and 3rd dan while there. In 2017 he took the plunge and opened his own dojo in Mile End. He received his 4th dan in Kobe, Japan, October 2019.
Our assistant instructors:
John, 3rd dan
Ian, 1st dan
Fiona, 1st kyu