International Summer Gashuku - September 2019

The senior UK instructors this year include sensei....
Paul Filenczuk Ivor Garner Kevin Leigh Simon West Peter Crawford Peter Edwards James Atkins
5th dan 6th dan  6th dan  3rd dan 4th dan 6th dan 5th dan

7.00am start for the 'International Summer Gashuku' with Karateka and Instructors from the UK and it is great to see students from the Czech Republic again this year....

 

Kanku dai - viewing the rising sun (over the North sea)....

 

 

 

 

Gohon kumite....

 

 

The students are split into three groups and taught by the senior instructors....

Sumo to warm up the students....

 

 Saturday Morning 9am Great Yarmouth dojo......

Renshi Leigh teaches Jiu Ippon....

Sensei Atkins focuses on Gyaku zuki....

 

 The teams create their own Kata to be judged by the sensei....

 

Team Football, Netball and Basket ball....

 Saturday 1pm...

Ye olde English game of 'Welly Wanging' begins....

 Saturday 1.30pm...

Off to the beach....

 

The students were taught bo and jo techniques with sensei Crawford....

 

Team beach volley ball....

 

 

 

 

Tug-0-war begins....

 

The infamous 'King of the Hill'.... where teams try  to capture the other's flag....

 

 

 

The North sea extremely inviting 37 degrees this year.....

Caleb secures himself a dunking for having the driest Gi ....

 

 

 

The pyramid building contest begins. The higher the better....

    

Winners, The blue team....

 

 Saturday Evening BBQ and  the Dolphin bar....

 

The Saturday evening BBQ is always a great way to unwind from the days training....

Karaoke and Party night with Chris at the Dolphin....

 Sunday morning 8am....

 

The Sunday hike begins in Winterton on Sea....

 

 

Rounders in Horsey....

 

 Sand castle building competition....

 

 
The Treasure hunt....
 

Sumo....

 

 

 Presentations...

Gashuku finishes with the awards for various achievements and honours earned over the weekend... 

The team captains show the interesting artefacts found that morning....

The team results: 2nd place representing Yellow team Monique.... 1st place captain of the Blue team Ben....

 

                            

           ' Good spirit award' to Carolina of Kodokai                                Hard as nails' is awarded to Victoria from Kodokai

        

'William Acquaah runner up' to Simon from East Coast Shotokan Karate

'William Acquaah Supreme award' to Jake from East Coast Shotokan Karate

''William Acquaah consolation award' to Monique from Kodokai Watford

 

Top student

Gashuku Pink Belt

 The Ivor Garner Top student of the Gashuku goes to Anastasia from Kodokai Watford

And the much coveted Pink belt is awarded to a very proud 'Mad dog' from Kodokai Czech republic

International Gashuku

caption contest

 

(Keep it clean!!)

 

All entries to: skkifwatford@yahoo.co.uk

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A special thanks to Carl and Anna for doing the photography and Yuri with the BBQ.... (only 3 of us had food poisoning this year!!)

Mad Dog 1st lesson back in Czech with very proud fellow students...