International Camp Report
The annual international instructors training camp of 2008 year took place on 9th of February and ended successfully on evening of 11 February, 2008 with participation of Kancho Royama, Fuku-Kancho Hiroshige, international committee members, overseas branch chiefs, Japan branch chiefs and dojo operators. Kancho Hatsuo Royama made the official opening of the training camp and expressed his happiness of Sensei Azadani’s participation in the camp.
Participation of Mr. Mohammad Seyar Azadani, Cr & President of Kyokushin-kan Afghanistan, was an important step in updating and developing of Kyokushin Karate in our country.
In the three day camp, all basics of Kyokushin-kan, advanced techniques and Katas, weapon Katas ( Bo, Sai and Sword), kumite basics and combinations, face punch trainings, Urawaza techniques, Bunkai of Katas, referee seminar, were taught by Kancho, Fuku Kancho and technical committee members. In addition to Kyokushin trainings, Ikken and its benefits to Kyokushin Karate was also taught by Sun Lie Sensei.
Kancho Royama and Fuku-Kancho Hiroshige were awarded Red Belts because of turning into 60 years of ages , a tradition in Japan Karate and Judo. Kancho and Fuku-Kancho decided that they would wear the belts from then on and they were proud of that.