Winter Gashuku - March 2014

 

We begin the day at 7.30 with an early morning walk on the Winterton On Sea Nature reserve ...

 

 

The V2 rocket crater from the 2nd World war

 

Winterton  beach for the group photo

 10.00am

Training at Great Yarmouth dojo, this years the club's are represented by sensei: Kevin Leigh 6th dan, Colin Needham 5th dan, Ivor Garner 6th dan and Paul Filenczuk 5th dan.

 

Sensei Leigh warms the class up with the Kata Chinte...

 

 

This year's Gashuku is once again devoted to competition kumite and fighting techniques..

The class was first split into six groups, with the senseis taking turns with each group.

 1pm...

 

 

 

The Instructors this weekend are some of the most experienced in the UK with over 35 years experience each...

 

 3pm...

We finish the day with seven man demos which prove there are students with some great imagination, anything goes...

Training over so now off to the pool !!!

   

 8.00pm

Saturday night at Hermanus for the Fancy dress party!!! The bar staff once again are ecstatic to see us...

   

The evening brings out the alter egos of the normally reserved karate-ka..

 

Sensei Leigh with the bar staff, Sheila Norfolk and Dave Good.. Known locally as "Norfolk and Good"

Some great outfits with everyone making a tremendous effort to win the best fancy dress this year..

    Sensei's Needham and Garner dream of the life they could have had together...

 The fun starts with the Hip Hop dance-off...
 The animal impersonation...
 Gargle the national anthem...

 The Lemon eating contest and the ten pound challenges...

 Chubby Bunny Marshmallows...
 Air guitar-off...

 Sensei Garner poetry corner...

 Strictly can't dance...
 Women's fancy dress final...

 Men's fancy dress final

 

 Under 21's fancy dress final

 Now back to the party...
Another great party to end a fantastic day....
 

Winter Gashuku Caption contest!!

Sensei with Sheila Norfolk and Dave Good ??...... 'Norfolk and Good' as they are known locally

Send your captions to skkifwatford@yahoo.co.uk to win great prizes!!! 

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