Technical seminar by Masao Kagawa Shihan in Nottingham, England on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th march 2016. The course had 200 participants over the two days, many core conditioning exercises
were performed along with speed drills, tai sabaki, ashi sabaki incorporated
into various kumite drills. Full body motion was emphasised on all kihon
drills with the use of the hips on all techniques, katas covered were Heian
1-5, Tekki Shodan, Bassai Dai, Enpi, Jion, Sochin.
They had a meal in the evening of Friday where Kagawa Shihan happily conversed
with senior members of JKS England about all aspects of karate and his life,
people were enthralled and by his charismatic personality and gentlemanly
Six people tested for Dan.
Four for Sandan. Two for Yonan. Five people passed (four Sandan and one Yondan).
Alan Campbell Sensei said “The seminar was our greatest success to date and everybody was thrilled with the instruction and the organisation of the event.”