Annual Karate Camp in Qld 2012

Australian Karate Camp (Gasshuku) September 2012

Multi-Style camp: 
All Japanese/Okinawan Karate styles welcome

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Featured Instrcutors:

Shihan Jason Armstrong (6th Dan, Shito-ryu) - lived with a "Master" in Japan and has competed in international kata & kumite events 

Sensei Garry Edwards (5th Dan, Shito-ryu) - International Karate Association world champion 1991 & Koshiki World Titles 3rd place 1994, Ozawa Las Vegas multi-placings 2010 

Renshi Jason Griffiths (5th Dan) - a kobudo, grappling and bunkai focused Okinanwan karate practitioner

Sensei Gavin Dix (4th dan, Shotokan) - national level traditional karate kumite and full-contact kick boxing experience

Sensei Greg Scovell (4th dan, Shito-ryu) - studying martial arts since 1972 he has trained in Japan, Malaysia, the USA and Australia. In addition to Shito-ryu (his core) he has also achieved black belt equivalents in KungFu, TaeKownDo & Kyokushin.

Retreat location: 

Camp Duckadang - Brisbane Valley
117 Avoca Creek Road. Linville, Qld, 4306. Ph (07) 5424 8122


Friday 28th September 

  2pm-9pm - check in (for those who purchased accommodation) - dinner at Linville Pub for those interested (your own cost).

Saturday 29th Septmeber

  6-8am: Kihon principles, stances, hips & close in drills & by Shihan Jason

  10-12: Seienchin Kata & Bunkai by Shihan Jason

  12-1pm:  Lunch

  2:30-4:30pm - Kihon bag & tube work, break falls related to bunkai - Shihan Jason Armstrong

  5-6pm - Instructors meeting: 

  6pm- Dinner 

  8pm Bonfire & Networking 

Sunday 30th Septmeber

  6-8am: Renshi Jason Griffiths -  throws Funakoshi published in his esrly works & shime waza

  10-12 noon: Kumite & Kumite concepts - Sensei Gavin Dix


  Pack up, clean up rooms & head home

2 options for attendance & Cost: 

1. Training Activities only (no food/board)

  - $80 (Traditional Japanese Karate Network dojo members) 

  - $90 (for people from dojos who not a Traditional Japanese Karate Network member) 

   -$15 if you decide to pay for single classes (and not register for full event)


2. Fri & Sat nite accommodation + all meals + training 
  - includes all meals  Sat &, Sun 
  - includes all training Activities & Classes 

  - price $135 for 2 nights accomm., food & training 
     (for people from Dojos who are members of the Traditonal Japanese Karate Network) 

  - price $145 for 2 nights accomm., food & training 
     (for people from Dojos who are are not members of the Traditional Japanese Karate Network) 

Inquiries: email us , or call Garry 0420 855678

What to bring 

Pillows & sheets to cover mattress 
Blankets and/or sleeping bag 
Non marking shoes for hard court 
Bats, balls, tennis, etc 
Water bottles, towel, hat, sunscreen, toiletries, uniform etc 

Camp Site has 
Large grassed playing areas 
Multi purpose hard court for tennis, ball sports
Kids play ground



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