Shinsei Sogo Budo Dojo

Nippon Kamishin Ryu Dojo -
Vacaville, California

Headmasters Lineage

Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo has sojourned the lands of China, Korea, Japan, and America.  Through Masters of past and present generations, Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo is able to remains true to its origins: a Warrior Art.   
  
Past and present Headmasters of our art.
 
1377 - Yang, Soji - 1st Generation Founder - Shaolin Szu Pao Chuan (Young Forest Temple Cannon Fist).
 
7 Generations of unknown names due to records destroyed during the burning of the Shaolin Temple.
 
1679-1751 - Yon Ho Chen, 9th Generation Soji - Shaolin Szu Xin-Gen Chuan Fa (Young Forest Temple Respectful Fist Method).
 
1751-1814 - Lee Ho Chen, 10th Generation Soji - Shoalin Szu Xin-Gen Chuan Fa (Young Forest Temple Respectful Fist method).
 
1814-1881 - Lee Chi Wang, 11th Generation Soji - Shoalin Szu Xin-Gen Pao Chuan (Chinese) / Sorim Sa Churl Kwon Bup (Korea) (Young Forest Temple Iron/Cannon Fist).
 
1881-1967 - Kim Chi Wang, 12th Generation Soji - Sorim Sa Churl Kwon Bup (Do) (Korean) / Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo (Japanese) (Young Forest Temple Iron/Cannon Fist Method (way).
 
1967-1980 - Albert C. Church Jr., 13th Generation Soke - Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo (Young Forest Temple Iron Fist Method) / 1st Generation Shodai (Founder) Nippon Kamishin Ryu (Japan Godly Heart Style) / 1st Generation Kaicho (Founding President) Nippon Kobudo Rengokai (Japan Ancient Martial Ways Organization).
 
1980-2003 - Harold Martin, 14th Generation Soke - Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo (Young Forest Temple Iron Fist Method) / 2nd Generation Soke - Nippon Kamishin Ryu (Japan Godly Heart Style) / 2nd Generation Kaicho (President) Nippon Kobudo Rengokai (Japan Ancient Martial Ways Organization).
 
2003-Present - Darrell Collins, 15th Generation Soke - Shorinji Tetsu-Kempo (Young Forest Temple Iron Fist Method) / 3rd Generation Soke - Nippon Kamishin Ryu (Japan Godly Heart Style) / 3rd Generation Kaicho (President) Nippon Kobudo Rengokai Kokusai (Japan Ancient Martial Ways Organization - International).
 
Shinsei Dojo
 
We are dedicated to preserving the Art of Nippon Kamishin Ryu in accordance with the current Grand master, Darrell Collins, Soke.