Winter Gashuku - March 2017

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 back to the chalets...

 

 

 10.30am

Training at Great Yarmouth dojo, this years sensei are: Kevin Leigh 6th dan, Colin Needham 5th dan, Paul Filenczuk 5th dan, Natalie Penny 3rd dan and Simon West 3rd dan

We begin with Jitte...

 

 

 

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

 

The Instructors this weekend are some of the most experienced in the UK with many years Karate experience behind them...

Thomas, Nikita and Cary demonstrate three man competition kata, Gankaku...

This year's Gashuku is devoted to the Kata Jihon, Jitte, and Ji-in and Okuri Ju-ippon..

Everyone trained hard throughout the day...

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...

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

 

 The Fun begins. Strictly come dancing...

The Yes / No Game...

 The Burping contest...

 A very lucky Jeffrey wins a lap dance!!!!...

 Gargle the national anthem...
 The Irish Jig...

 Air guitar-off...
 The blow up..
 The Banana Lyp-sync battle...

                 CENSORED                       CENSORED
 Hip Hop dance off...

 Under 21's fancy dress final...

 Women's fancy dress final...
 Men's fancy dress final...

 

 Some of the Lucky prize winners...

 Now back to the party...

 

Some great outfits with everyone making a tremendous effort again this year...

 

Another fun ending to a great days training, we now look forward to the summer Gashuku ...

 

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