TKFGB Summer Camp, 3-7 August 2017

The TKFGB will be running an International Gasshuku (training camp) from Thursday 3rd  August to Monday 7th  August 2017 at the Dojo Stara Wies, Poland (please check out www.dojostarawies.com). The Gasshuku is open to all TSKUK and TKFGB members regardless of grade and age. Karate participants can be accompanied by family members or friends . Accommodation The Gasshuku will be held at the Dojo Stara Wies, (full details available on www.dojostarawies.com). The accommodation costs of £45 per person per day include: – full board (breakfast, lunch and evening meal, tea, coffee and soft drinks) – a bed in a beautiful Japanese-style cottage (based on four nights stay) – 16 training sessions over the whole stay Please note – as this is our first ever event abroad, we have negotiated a very discounted price. Travel Arrangements If you wish to attend the Gasshuku, you need to make your own travel arrangements to the Dojo Stara Wies. The closest airports are: Łódź Władysław Reymont Airport, Katowice International Airport, Krakow Balice International Airport, Warsaw Chopin Airport. Should you choose to travel to Katowice Airport, we might be able to arrange a transfer from the airport to the Dojo Stara Wies and would ask you to provide us with your flight details in order to facilitate this. Booking All bookings must be confirmed with your association and secured with a 50% deposit (£90 per person) by 17th Apr 2017. Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. The deposit must be paid by BACS, in cash or cheque, made payable to the “TKFGB”. The...

Open Traditional Karate course with Sensei Włodzimierz Kwieciński 8 Dan

Traditional Karate – Do Federation of Great Britain presents an open Traditional Karate course with Sensei Włodzimierz Kwieciński 8 Dan President of World Traditional Karate-Do Federation Training times and venues: Saturday 6th May: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm – 6 kyu and above 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm – 6 kyu and above 5:00 pm – healthy diet session, by Mrs Jadwiga Kwiecińska Venue: Haven High Academy Marian Road, Boston PE21 9HB Sunday 7th May: 9:00 am -11:00 am – all grades and age 11:00 am – Dan grading 11:30 pm – 2:30 pm – TKFGB National Squad Training – juniors and seniors Venue: Haven High Academy Marian Road, Boston PE21 9HB Cost: 6 kyu and above – ₤40 6 kyu and above TKFGB Squad Members – £35 seminar + £10 squad training 7 kyu and below – £15 7 kyu and below TKFGB Squad Members – £10 seminar + £10 squad...

Karate National Squad of Great Britain put intensive and significant work – Enfield, 9.04.2017

TKFGB members are on the path of specialized training to achieve the 2017 European Championships goals. Therefore, on Apr 9th, 2017 we met in Enfield, North London, for common practice. What was our plan? We worked together with juniors and seniors on crafting kumite skills, the concept of swipes in particular, in different applications of timing. Was it accomplished? Yes, through the swipes basic practice and application of the above in kumite sparring. In addition, the juniors were practicing their kumite forms. So, we are on the right track to bring ourselves to a higher level as specified for competition day performance. TKFGB extends thanks you to all participants for their great effort. We hope to see you all again on 6-7th May 2017, at the seminar with Sensei Wlodzimierz Kwiecinski in...

TKFGB Squad training, Bourton-on-the-Water, 12.03.2017

Last Sunday the TKFGB Squad met again, this time in Bourton-on-the-Water (Gloucestershire). Led by Sensei Lukasz Radwanski, solid 3 hours of training were focused on kata (first part) and elements of kumite tactics (second part). We thoroughly enjoyed Sasoi and Kuzushi Waza (invitation and sweeping techniques) in...

TKFGB Squad training and 3rd Young Talents Tournament – Boston, 12.02.2017

Children’s training – photo courtesy of E.B. Wozniak About 70 people participated in the TKFGB National Squad training conducted by the World Champion, Sensei Łukasz Radwański, 4 Dan. Afterwards the 3rd Young Talents Tournament took place, where children had an opportunity to compete in kata and kumite. Great performance, congratulations to all competitors. Well done! Results of the competitions...