09-19-2008, 09:40 AM
Akuzawa Minoru sensei, founder of the Aunkai style, has been invited to give a public demonstration and a two-day seminar in France on 11-12 October 2008 under the auspices of the Shinbudokai association. The French magazine Dragon printed an advertisement for the seminar, a translation of which is linked below. Here follows the general information about the seminar, please see links for details:
The seminar on the 11th October (Saturday) takes place in Herblay, and consists of both morning and afternoon sessions.
The seminar on the 12th October (Sunday) takes place in Paris, and consists of a morning session only.
Along with other teachers of modern and traditional martial arts at the sponsored event, Akuzawa sensei will be giving a public demonstration on the evening of the 11th.
An English translation of the seminar announcement, with registration and venue details as well as e-mail and telephone contact details for the organizers, can be found on the Aunkai website:
Japanese version: http://www.aunkai.net/
English version: http://www.aunkai.net/eng/
Seminar link: http://www.aunkai.net/eng/annai/topics080916.html
Notes on registration: Although not compulsory, provision is made by the sponsors for registration and advance payment by post, as seen in the link above; alternatively, apart from the e-mail and telephone numbers provided, contact for information and registration may be possible via the Shinbudokai blog (http://shinbudokai.over-blog.com/) which is in French, but Akuzawa Minoru's Master Class article is easy to spot as is the Contact link for e-mail: http://www.shinbudokai.info/article-22819797.html
For any questions regarding this seminar announcement, Akuzawa Minoru sensei, or the Aunkai style and its training in general, please see http://www.aunkai.net or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gernot Hassenpflug (on behalf of the Aunkai)
Acknowledgements: With thanks to Leo Tamaki for the invitation and organization, Gerald Fabrot for the translation, and Nori Kubota for the web uploads.