Winter Gashuku - March 2016

 

8.00 with an early morning walk on Winterton On Sea Nature reserve...

Alfie and Frankie accompany us and lead the way...

 

 

 

'Winterton  heights' for the group photo and then the mad run to the chalets...

 

 

 10.30am

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, Paul Filenczuk 5th dan and Malcolm Johnson 5th dan

The class was first split into five groups, with the sensei taking turns with each group.

 

 

 

After the break we warm up with Heihan Nidan...

 

 

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

We trained hard with only four 10 minute breaks throughout the 5 hour session...

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

Training over so now off to the swimming pool !!!

 8.00pm

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

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

     

The evening brings out the alter egos of the students...

 The Fun begins. Strictly come dancing...

 

The Yes / No Game...

 The Animal impressions...
 Gargle the national anthem...

 The Burping contest...

 Chubby Bunny Marshmallows...

 Air guitar-off...

 Sensei Garner proposal

 The Irish Jig off...
 The Banana Lyp-sync battle...

 Hip Hop dance off...

 Under 21's fancy dress final...

 

 Women's fancy dress final...

 

 Men's fancy dress final...

 

 

 Now back to the party...

 

Another great night to end a fantastic day....

 

 

Winter Gashuku

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