【FRANCE】 the 1st Gasshuku FRANCE JKA PARIS & DAMPARIS with SHIMIZU Sensei
We are pleased to announce that the 1st Gasshuku FRANCE JKA PARIS & DAMPARIS that was held on the 03 to 08 of July 2018 was a success !
Invited to France by FRANCE JKA and the AKJ Damparis club from 3rd to 8th July 2018, the French Karatekas had the privilege to train under the direction of SHIMIZU sensei, Instructor of JKA HQ.
The first course took place in the center of Paris, then it is in the Jura (East of France) that Karatekas were able to follow the teaching of Shimizu sensei. More than 135 Karatekas attended classes all week ! Throughout his stay, Shimizu sensei emphasized the proper use of basic movements (Kihon), and the connection of Kihon with Kumite and Kata. Many hours of intensive training, under a strong heat, but in a friendly atmosphere. During his stay in France, Shimizu Sensei was accompanied and assisted by JP Leon Sensei (JKA French National Technical Director), who was also able to teach on Saturday.
The success of this 1st Gasshuku in Jura / France encourages us to renew our invitation next year for the future edition.
Firstly, FRANCE JKA and the organizers thank SHIMIZU sensei for his teaching ; and many thanks to all the karatekas and instructors who participated.
National Technical Director for France JKA