Mar. 27, 2016

FIRST KENSA KIKAN FOR WEST Romania, 2012

On Saturday 20th of October 2012, the first "Kensa Kikan" seminar of Nippon Seibukan organization on the west was hield in Timisoara, Romania, with the participation of Japanese masters. These masters were Yasuo Kawano hanshi, 9. DAN and Uchiyama, 8 DAN. This gathering was hosted by Nippon seibukan Foundation of Romania, led by Robert Manole hanshi (8. DAN jujutsu) and Sensei Bogdan Alic (3. DAN jujutsu). Hanshi Barrera from Spain, 9 DAN Jujutsu attended this seminar as the chief instructor for the Western Hemisphere.
Apart from them, national representatives ("Shidoin"), Gregor Laszlo from Hungary (6. DAN Karate) and Ivica Zdravkovic from Serbia (5. DAN Kenjutsu, 7. DAN Jujutsu) attended this event too. Among the prominent participants of the seminar we would mention the following: Tamas Pospischil (6th DAN, Hungary, jujutsu), Peter Oltean (6th DAN, Romania, jujutsu), Csaba Spalovszky sensei (jujutsu), Verebics Hajnalka Sensei (Aikido), Octavian Budica sensei (kempo), Belen Perez sensei (kyudo)... "Kensa Kikan" gathered about 30 others black belts holders from Romania, Hungary, Spain, Serbia - with DAN grades in jujutsu, judo, aikido, karate, iaido, taiho jutsu, kyudo, kempo ...

Serbian team members: Ivica Zdravkovic, Milos Kostic, Vladimir Menicanin and Marija Bosijokovic held a demonstration and class in Sekiguchi Ryu Batto-jutsu skills for older participants of the seminar. In addition, Dr. Ivica Zdravkovic and his assistants taught the youngest participants of the seminar in iaido techniques, self-defense skills and Kyusho-jitsu.

The next "Kensi kikan", which should gather representatives from European countries, is scheduled for June 2013th in Serbia.

Serbian team zahvlaljuje from Romania hosts the excellent organization of the seminar.