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Legend Open 2012

7 Gakushuin members attended the 2012 Legend Shotokan Karate open championships, held in Bracknell.

Fighting under what was claimed to be JKA competition rules (shobu ippon) demonstrating the usual haphazard application of rules, nevertheless the competition was well supported, and well attended ensuring a hard day for all concerned.

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BFG Open Championship - Awards to Judges and Referees

Gakushuin Karate Internation would like to Thank all those who attended and competed in the recent British Forces Germany Open Championships in Guetersloh on Sunday 27th June 2011.

The Chief Instructor would like to congratulate all competitors.

Not only were the competitor being watched by our chief instructor was watching the Judges at the event he is delighted to confirm the following awards as competition officials:

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First Grading Session for Huntingdon and Waterbeach Clubs

The First Grading held by Huntingdon and Waterbeach Clubs in July 2010

Sensei's Mac McInroy, Brian Williamson and Marcus Ratsey would like to congratulate all those who attended the July Grading session for Huntingdon and Waterbeach,

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A Personal Journey

An Opportunity to Train with Grand Master Yutaka Yaguchi Sensei, 9th Dan

9th April 2010

 

 

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Kawashi

Kawashi is literally "interaction" in Karate kawashi can be explained by the ability to read and understand your opponents actions.

In Kawashi practise, you pass through your opponents attack, in effect exchanging places. Unlike kumite, you do not catch the attack and sweep it away, nor do you stop back or to the inside. Instead you step in, towards the attacker, whilst turning (kawasu) your body to avoid the attack

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WUKF World Champions 2016

A Hearty congratulations to Brian Hall and Hayley Just on becoming WUKF World Champions 2016

Clearly a force to be reckoned with.

Best wishes from all at Gakushuin

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