Queensland Karate Camp (Gasshuku) October 2015

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              This year's 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 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: 

Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre

80 Currimundi Road, Currimundi QLD 4551


Friday 9th October

Camp check-in late afternoon/evening.

Saturday 10th October

6:00-7:00am:   All ages: Kihon/Ido (1hr)  Kyoshi Valentino

7:00-8am         Street stats & related combinations  (1hr)
                          Shihan Jason & Renshi Jason Griffiths  

                          Kids (7-11yrs): Fitness oriented karate drills
                          & avoiding a fight/bullying. Senpai Lara.

8:30-10:00          Breakfast

10:00-11:      6th kyu black: Kata Gassho (1hr) Shihan Jason 
10th kyu to 7th: Kata (1hr) Senpai Jaki
                       Kids under 8yrs Kata (45mins) Sensei Greg

11:00-12         Adults:  Kata bunkai
                          Renshi Jason Griffiths & Sensei Greg Scovell  (1hr)

                          Kids (7-11yrs): The 80s "Karate Kid" movie.

12-1:30pm:  Lunch

1:30-2:30pm      Ippon kumite    (1hr)   Sensei Greg
(7-11yrs): Ippon kumite and push hand/stance competition. Shihan Jason

2:30-3:30pm    Impact/pad work (1hr) Wayne Edwards
                           Kids (7-11yrs): pad work & sword sparring Shihan Jason, Sensei Greg & Senpai Jaki

3:30-4:30        Instructor meeting

6:00pm - 7:00 Dinner

7:00pm Dinner & Networking 

Sunday 5th October

6:00-6:30am:    Adults & Juniors (above 12 yrs): Yoga     30min      Sempai Lois

6:30-8:30am     Adults & Juniors (above 12 yrs) Kobudo: short sticks    2hr            Renshi Jason Griffiths  

7:15-8:15am      Kids (7-11yrs)  Grappling       Shihan Jason Arsmtrong

8:30-10:00 :   Breakfast

9am-11am           Kids (7-11yrs): Karate Kid movie with Jackie Chan
10:00-11:00am   Kumite     1.5hrs            Sensei Garry Edwards

11-11:45am:     Adults: Kumite tournament - Brown belt to nidan ranks
& Juniors: Tournament: age dependent on kumite & flag sparring.

11:45-12:15    Formal Bow out & awards

12:30-1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm: clean up

All ages: Beach Training 

Attendance & Cost: 

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

  - prices 
 (for people from Dojos who are members of the Traditional Japanese Karate Network) 

  • non-training parents accompanying kids are $125 (includes 2 nights accomm & meals)
  • training Adults $150 for 2 nights accomm., food & training 
  • kids under 17 are $125

  - Non-Network members price: Adults $170 for 2 nights accomm., food & training (kids under 17 are $145) i.e. for people from Dojos
     who are are not members of the Traditional Japanese Karate Network) 

  - please contact Sensei Greg for pricing if you are a non-training parent accompanying a junior 

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 
Walk to beach
Large grassed playing areas 
Multi purpose hard court for tennis, ball sports
Kids play ground



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