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)
With thanks to Leo Tamaki for the invitation and organization, Gerald Fabrot for the translation, and Nori Kubota for the web uploads.