An excellent ONE DAY KARATE training was hosted today, the 20th of November 2021 at the New Barrackpore dojo of “JKA Traditional Shotokan Karate Club” of Arindam Sikdar Sensei. The main teachers presents were the JKAWF INDIA Technical Committee Members Sensei Somnath Palchowdhury, Pradeep Sharma, Dibyendu Mandal and Sanjay Biswas.
The day begun with the “kihon-waza” by both Pradeep Sharma Sensei and Somnath Palchowdhury Sensei for white belts to 9th kyu students of the dojo emphasising the correct form, speed of techniques and strong spirit.
The training continues with the other intermediate kyu grades from 8th kyu to 4th kyu covering fundamental aspects of JKA karate-do; stance, posture, speed, focus of techniques, correct way of turnings, body shifting, weight shifting and kata – Taikyoku Shodan and Heian Yondan. The instructors for this session was Sensei Pradeep Sharma, Dibyendu Mandal and Somnath Palchowdhury.
The third session was held after the lunch break followed by an informal chit-chat session between the instructors and the black belts. This time it was for brown and black belts only. A session that was intensive with large amounts of detailed analysis of karate moves, the scientific principles behind the moves, koshino kaiten – jun kaiten, gyaku kaiten and shindo kaiten. The session ends with kata Tekki Shodan, excellently taught by Dibyendu Mandal Sensei with some great inputs by Somnath Palchowdhury Sensei and Pradeep Sharma Sensei.
The technical committee members have praised the 80+ students and their parents that were in attendance on the day for returning to the DOJO after the pandemic.
The black belt members of the dojo took the visiting instructors for dinner after the training and everyone have enjoyed the great food and company of their loving sensei.
The JKAWF INDIA Congratulates the “JKA Traditional Shotokan Karate Club” for hosting such a wonderful event at their dojo.