KOKUSAI BUTOKU KAI SUMMER CAMP 2017 Hosted by the ZBBK

 

The 2017 Kokusai Butokukai Summer Camp was held in Santa Cruz, California from July 30-Aug 5.

Theme of the Camp: ALINEMENT and the relationship too: PHYSICAL POWER, VERTICAL POWER, AND INVISIBLE POWER ( such as gravity, kinetic, Ki) .

Hanshi Sanford, Kyoshi’s Jemison, Fournier, Bouton, Argant and Sensei Wakefield, Sensei S Sanford all spent time sharing their knowledge.

Weapons: Nobori-ryu-no-tonto
Physical, Vertical and Invisable power was practiced

Eight Brocades of Silk plus two

Drangon Pearl Chi-Kung

Aki-Jitsu, Jujitsu, embracing the basics and self hypnosis, tasted.

CONGRADULATIONS TO TEAM’s

PEARL DRAGONS, CHARLIE ANGEL’S, MUSH-SKATUSHI, KAILEE KILLERS AND SHORINJI HELLCATZ .  A Great time was had by all in our “friendly” competition.  Mush-Skatushi manged to edge out the Shorinji HellCatz by 15 points (of which they were awarded 5 points for bribing the officials with fresh coffee prior to competition)

Monday/Friday (Mornings)
8-9 Kyoshis Jemison and Max Chi Kung (Blue Ball Park) Across and down the street from Dojo
10-10:50 (50 Minute Classes) Kobudo…. Kyoshi Paul/Sensei Danny/Kyoshi Max
11-11:50 Karate ….. Kyoshi Fournier / Kyoshi Jean Michel
12-12:50 Jo Kata….. Kyoshi Jemison
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Monday/Tuesday/Thursday/
(NO WEDNESDAY)
2:30-3:45 A Jiu Jitsu Kyoshi Fournier
B Chambara Sensei Wakefield, Kyoshi Max, Sensei Sanford
C Push Hand / Jo Application Hanshi Sanford / Kyoshi Jemison
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Friday Afternoon (Only)
2:30-3:45 Review (Choice A/B/C)
4:15-5:30 Aiki Jiu Jitsu……..NOTE Friday (Team Selection and practice)
5:30-6:30 CHOICE: Yoga or Meditation
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Wednesday Afternoon…………………4:00 PM to ? ”Mexican Fiesta “ at Hanshi Sanfords Golf Club
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Lectures
Sunday……………………………6:30 to 7:30………Kyoshi Jemison (Orientation)
Monday………………………… 7:30 to 8:30…….. Sensei Al (Physics/ Energy in the Martial Arts)
Tuesday……………………….7:30 to 8:30 Hanshi Sanford : Tactical concepts of confrontation
Thursday…………… 7:30 to 8:30 Hanshi Sanford /Koyshi ‘s Jemison and Fournier ……….Trivia/Question and Possible Answers.

Saturday
Beach Training at New Brighton State Park (bring bathing suits)
8:00-9:30 Chi Kung/ Tai Chi
break
10:00-1:00 Group competition
closing ceremony
BBQ at group picnic area

BBQ at the Park at the conclusion of the training. Cost for the entire camp will be 375.00 dollars including the Fiesta on Wendsday and the BBQ on Saturday, or $75 dollars per day plus $30 dollars per person the Fiesta on Wednsday and $30 dollars for the BBQ on Saturday.

For those planning on attending camp from out of the area, please arrange for housing early as July and August are peak times for vacation rentals. VRBO and other internet sites have house rentals available in the Capitola/Soquel/Aptos as do numerous hotel/motels in our area.

If you wish a camping site please contact us as early as possible as we reserved one camp site at New Brighton State Park which will accomidate up to 8 people. Tents and cooking equipment will be provided by ZBBK, bring only sleeping bags and a mattress (if needed).

in Gassho
Sensei Jemison
President Kokusai Butoku Kai

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