By far the biggest event of the year.
A weekend seminar attended by kenshi from the uk and Europe. The event was recognised by WSKO. We had two guest instructors fron Japan Toyama Sensei and Nori Sensei.
A red letter day in the clubs history.
We were honoured to have instruction from :-
Masakazu Toyama Sensei, 7th Dan, WSKO Instructor, Japan Federation.
Nori Tsunoda Sensei, 6th Dan, Japan Federation/UK Federation.
Anders Pettersson Sensei, 6th Dan, Swedish Federation
Peter Moore Sensei, 6th Dan, UK Federation
Steve Williams Sensei, 5th Dan, UK Federation
This years Fun Day was held in the main hall due to the bad weather. Its was the first time it has rained since the club has taken part. However it did ensure that we had a captive audience for our display.
Bournemouth Branch took part in a organised Beach Litter Pick to celebrate Kaiso Day.
The club plan celebrate this day, every year, by doing something to help the local community
Federation branches said farewell to Nori Sensei by holding a series of mini seminars.
Nori Sensei a 6th Dan WSKO instructor has been working in London for the past few years and has made many friends but now sadly due to work commitments has to return to Japan.
Sensei Ian and Mike at the 2017 Berlin Seminar an absolutely brilliant weekend making so many new friends
The 2nd South Coast an even greater success with almost 40 senior and junior students attending. With the federations top instructors
Chris Page 4th Dan