This year the “Watchet” seminar will still be at Danesfield School and will be on 19th & 20th of May.
The seminar will be held at:
Danesford School, North Road, Wilton, Somerset, TA4 4SW
Accommodation list here www.watchettowncouncil.org/accommodation.php
Seminar will be led by Geoff Salmon Kyoshi Nanadan
Sat: 10:00 to 17:00
Sun: 10:00 – 12:30
Grading to Yondan will commence on Sunday: 13:00-15:30
Discounted prices :
Adult Both Days £35 (Saturday only £25, Sunday only £15)
Junior Both Days £25 (Saturday Only £15, Sunday Only £10)
2012 prices maintained! From 28th April these prices will increase by 33% – so book now to avoid paying more!
Schedule for the Watchet seminar, as follows:
The theme for this weekend is Hikitsuke (Correct footwork based on drawing left foot up sharply).
Groups divided into mukyu to nikyu, Ikyu to shodan, nidan to godan
Instructors: Ujita Yoshinobu Kyoshi Nanadan, Geoff Salmon Kyoshi Nanadan, Jeff Humm Kyoshi Nanadan, John O’Sullivan Kyoshi Nanadan, Hiyama Yasayuki, Renshi Nanadan, Gary O’Donnel Renshi Nanadan, Yoshikawa Emiko Renshi Rokudan.
Saturday May 19th
10.00 Opening rei.
10.05 – 11.30 (working as one group)
- Footwork exercises
- Demonstration of correct kamae, striking action and tenouchi
- Striking practice with emphasis on correct ki-ken-tai-itchi and tenouchi.
- Slow kirikaeshi with suriashi footwork.
11.30 to 11.45. Break
11.45-13.00 Shikake waza-geiko.
13.00-14.00 Lunch Break
14.00-15.00 Kendo no kata
15.00 to 15.10 – Break
15.10 to 16.10 – Oji-waza
16.15 to 17.00 – Jigeiko
Sunday 20th May
10.00 – 11.00 Kihon-geiko reprise
11.00 – 11.10 Break
11.10 – 12.00 Kendo no Kata revision
12.00 – 12.10 Break
12.10 -13.00 Jigeiko
14.00 – onwards Grading Examination