Qld karate camp 2014

Queensland Karate Camp (Gasshuku) September 2014

Multi-Style camp: 
Japanese/Okinawan Karate styles welcome

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           This years camp has been organized and had the agenda created by Sensei Greg Scovell, many thank to Sensei Greg!                 

Featured Instrcutors:

Shihan Jason Armstrong (7th Dan, Shito-ryu) - lived with a "Master" in Japan and has placed in international kata & kumite events 

Kyoshi Valentino Cox (7th Dan) - his style is Uechi-Go-Ryu is a fusion of UechiRyu, Goju Ryu and Shorinji Kempo.

Sensei Garry Ed
wards (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 grappling, kobudo 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


Saturday 4th October

6:00-7:30am:   Kihon/Ido    2 hr           Shihan Jason

7:30-8:00       Kata Bunkai - Pinan/Heian  30min Kyoshi Valentino

8:00-8:30am     Stretch       30min        Sempai Jaki

8:30-10:00          Breakfast

10:00-12:00          Kata - Matsukaze & Naifanchin with Bunkai    1hr 40min        Sensei Garry & Renshi Jason Griffiths

                              2 Bunkai related to common test kata.  Pinan & Bassai          20min Sarven McLinton 

12-1:30pm:  Lunch

1:30-2:30pm      Ippon kumite    1hr        Sensei Greg

2:30-3:30pm   Strike Points and Techniques    1hr         Sensei Gavin

3:30-3:50       Kumite Foot work detail         20mins    Sarven McLinton

  Zen and karate (seniors only)    1hr          Shihan Jason 

5:00-6:00pm    Instructors meeting    1hr

6:00pm - 7:00 Dinner

7:00pm Bonfire & Networking 

Sunday 5th October

6:00-6:30am: Yoga     30min      Sempai Lois

6:30-8:30: grappling related drills    2hr            Renshi Jason Griffiths  

8:30-10:00 :   Breakfast

10:00-12:00am   Kumite     2hrs            Shihan Jason 

12:00-12:30    Formal Bow out

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm: clean up

2 options for attendance & Cost: 

1. Training Activities only (no food/board)

  - $30 per half day (Traditional Japanese Karate Network dojo members) 

  - $40 per half day (for people from dojos who not a Traditional Japanese Karate Network member)


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

  - price Adults $140 for 2 nights accomm., food & training (kids under 11 are $115)
     (for people from Dojos who are members of the Traditonal Japanese Karate Network) 

  - Non-Network members price: Adults $160 for 2 nights accomm., food & training
(kids under 11 are $135) i.e. for people from Dojos
     who are are not members of the Traditional Japanese Karate Network) 

Inquiries: email us , or call Sensei Greg
ph 54786996 or 0410465584

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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