Over the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd 2012 JKA New Zealand hosted a shotokan karate seminar with Karate experts Omura sensei and Naka sensei. This was Naka sensei’s forth trip to New Zealand under invitation by JKA NZ, and Omura sensei’s first visit. Omura sensei is based in Thailand and overseas JKA asia and oceania regions.
The weekend consisted of some great training over Kihon, Kumite and Kata, with particular focus on body positioning (centre of gravity), yori ashi, nagashi uke techniques, timing and maai. A valuable seminar with lots of great training points and plenty to take home and refine.
A special thanks to JKA Auckland, and in particular Zel Unkovich sensei for hosting the event, and the open invitation to USKU NZ to participate.