20. OYAMA KARATE SEMINAR IN POLAND
During the extensive technical tests lasting several hours, the examiner assessed fundamental techniques and their combinations.
Additionally, demonstrations were conducted, showcasing Kihon-Kata 1-8, Kumite No Kata 1-3, advanced kata (Kai Ha, Shotei, Seienchin, Kanku Dai and Koryo Gojushiho) as well as forms incorporating weapons: Bo, Tonfa and Sai.
In the practical segment - Kumite, candidates for master’s degrees, especially those aiming for the 1st dan, engaged in intense duels adhering to OYAMA IKF regulations. The fights, as usual, were highly demanding and required candidates to exert considerate effort. Throughout these two days, over 70 fighters, both male and female, participated in the examination as challenging sparring-partners.
A numerous group of leading Shihan supervised the direct organization and course of the fights. Hanshi Jan Dyduch highly assessed the skills of the examinees, emphasizing their qeual level of technical and practical preparation. At the same time, the chief of OYAMA IKF pointed out the professional work of club leaders and technical training supervisors in this regard.
The official list of individuals who have been promoted to master ranks will be announced at a later date.
On Saturday and Sunday, immediately after each part of the examinations, the examinees, their trainers, and invited guests participated in a refreshment organized by the hosts.
WE WANT TO THANK ALL THE PEOPLE WHO TOOK PART IN THE SEMINAR FOR THE ACTIVE PARTICIPATION AND SUCCESSFUL COOPERATION. OSU!