【ISRAEL】JKA ISRAEL Annual Seminar- May 2023
JKA ISRAEL annual seminar took place on 11th-13th of May, 2023 in Israel, welcoming honorable SAWADA K. Sensei (JKA-EUROPE), honorable HIRAYAMA Y. Sensei (JKA-HQ) and honorable OHTA Y. Sensei (JKA-EUROPE).
More than 250 karatekas from all over the country participated in the 3-day Gasshuku, expressing their motivation to train under the three highly evaluated JKA-Karate instructors.
The participants were divided into 3 group; colored, brown and black belts, though enabling each karateka to earn the highest benefit and enjoy the instruction and input of each of the appreciated instructors.
An emphasis was set on the values of Karate-Do; humaneness and respect, self-discipline, self-confidence, diligence and self-fulfillment and on the need to transfer these values to daily life.
The karatekas experienced the highest levels of professionalism with regard to philosophy of karate, as well as spiritual, physical, and technical aspects, being transferred by the honorable instructors.
At the end of the seminar, candidates for Dan graduation up to 5th DAN and for qualifications, were strictly examined according to the JKA system.
All participants expressed their happiness and satisfaction during and after the seminar, willing and wishing to welcome the honorable instructors again and again in the coming years.
We, JKA ISRAEL, thank all masters for their professionalism, inspiration and efforts and for their tremendous contribution to the progress of JKA-Karate in Israel.