Worcester Shotokan Karate Club (WSKC) hosted a seminar with Hanshi Sadashige Kato 9th Dan, IJKA World Chief Instructor. on Saturday 23rd March 2019. The seminar was held in the Dance Studio at Nunnery Wood Sports Complex, WSKC’s honbu dojo.
Fabulous instruction by Shihan Kato 9th Dan and demonstrations by Milena Galabova 5th Dan.
The seminar was attended by karateka of all ranks from 7th Dan to beginners who came from England, Ireland and Scotland for the privilege of training under Shihan Kato.
Well deserved congratulations go to Maya Garbett, Iben Tromholt (West Midlands Shotokan Karate Academy) and Samantha Widdop (Blackpool and Wyre) who all passed their Shodan (1st Dan) grading under Sensei Kato 9th Dan IJKA World Chief Instructor.
Maya and Iben have been receiving invaluable extra tuition from Sensei Steve Cameron 4th Dan IJKA, Chief Instructor of Worcester Shotokan Karate Club, along with regular instruction from Sensei Kevin Belwood 3rd Dan IJKA, Chief Instructor of West Midlands Shotokan Karate Academy.
Samantha trains with Sensei Ron Belwood 7th Dan IJKA at his Blackpool and Wyre dojo.
Finally, huge congratulations to Alex Carroll from Aberdeen Shotokan Karate Club who passed his Rukodan (6th Dan) grading under Sensei Kato 9th Dan IJKA World Chief Instructor.
Domo Arigato to all the karateka that attended from Sensei Steve Cameron.
Worcester Shotokan Karate Club and IJKA England look forward to Shihan’s next visit. Domo Arigato Sensei.