BUDO Karate Camp, 12-13 April 2018, Brno, Czech Republic

 

The 2nd Budo Karate Camp led by Sensei Avi Rokah, long standing student of the Nishiyama Sensei, took place on 12-13 of April 2018 in Brno, Czech Republic. It’s been well attended by instructors from Lithuania, Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, France, Austria, Great Britain, USA, Israel, Romania and Czech Republic. Our Federation was represented by Sensei Andrzej Czyrka and Sensei Mario Kalli. It’s been over 20 hours of intense training focused on the principles and applications of the Nishiyama Sensei karate.

Glimpse of the training in the short video below:

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TKFGB National Squad training in Cheltenham, Oxfordshire, 25th of March, 2018.

The third TKFGB National Squad training took place last Sunday (25th of March) in Cheltenham, Oxfordshire.

Subjects covered included building up proper body composition and strengthening core muscles.

On the technical side, kata adjustments with emphasis on Kitei for Fuku-go (body dynamics and the completion of particular technics).

Cumulating and releasing energy for a powerful technic was the beginning of kumite training followed by Go no sen and Sen no sen (different types of reaction timing). We used Sasoi waza (invitation technic) for attack; worked with distance to mislead the opponent and gain a good position for counter strike; all leading to better understanding of conditions to score wazari in traditional karate competitions.

The event was concluded with a happy birthday wishes to Sensei Paweł Kutermankiewicz who celebrated his 50th birthday – many happy returns Paweł!

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4th Traditional Karate Santa Claus Cup -summary.

The fourth edition of the annual Traditional Karate Santa Claus Cup took place at the Traditional Karate Academy Boston (TKAB), with over 100 enthusiastic, junior participants competing in individual and team events.

The Mayor of Boston, Mr Bernard Rush, presented medals to the winners and complemented TKAB, led by its Chief Instructor, sensei Zbigniew Godzisz 4 Dan, for its spirit of inclusiveness and dedication to “better physical and emotional development” of all the youth. Mayor Rush lauded the positive energy and attitudes evident at the event and voiced his support for expansion of such valuable initiatives.

The event started with a special training session led by the World Champion, sensei Lukasz Radwanski 4 Dan, followed by the tournament which began immediately afterwards. All the young participants, aged 13 years of age and below, took to the mats to show their prowess in kumite and kata – all amidst the cheers of encouragement from the spectators.

The culmination of the day of outstanding sportsmanship and all-out fun was the presentation of special recognition awards to Adriana Peiseniece (‘2017 Junior Competitor of the Year’), Kristine Rubina (‘2017 Competitor of the Year’) and Filip Debowski, Jakub Parchanowicz, Alina Rubina, Timofej Kabak and Kirils Snikeris (‘2017 Distinction of Competitive Achievement’). All the young competitors were then treated to a visit from Santa, giving away the galore of gifts straight from his bountiful bag. A family disco party and snacks selection was the only adequate finish to the adventurous day.

The event organizers also led a fundraiser for a 9-year Dawid Wisniewski’s strife against a serious disease – they managed to collect over £220.

This year’s St Claus Cup partners were: ‘Info Service’, ‘Bastylia Mortgages’, ‘Swojskie Jadlo – Family Food’and ‘Varsovia’.

Full competition results below:

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4thTraditional Karate Santa Claus Cup, Saturday 9th December 2017

Schedule:
10:00 am – TKFGB Senior National Squad training conducted by World Champion Sensei Łukasz Radwański – 4 Dan
11:45 am – junior training session conducted by World Champion Sensei Łukasz Radwański – 4 Dan
12:30 pm – 4thTraditional Karate Santa Claus Cup
4 pm – SANTA CLAUS VISIT – SURPRISE GIFTS FROM SANTA CLAUS FOR ALL THE PARTICIPATING CHILDREN.
4:30 – 6:30 pm – PARTY and refreshments for juniors
5:00 pm – TKFGB General Assembly

Venue:
Haven High Academy Marian Road, Boston PE21 9HB

Cost:
£15 – senior training + refreshments during General Assembly
₤20 – junior pack 1 (training + gift from Santa Claus + disco+ refreshments)
£25 – junior pack 2 (training + gift from Santa Claus + disco + refreshments + competition fee)

All the participants must have registered by 30th November 2017 with your club instructors.

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