The 2016 dates for Masaji Taira Sensei's Gold Coast seminars.
The seminars principle instructor will be Taira Masaji Sensei, chairman of the Goju-Ryu Kenkyukai organization of Okinawa, Japan Taira Sensei is a 9th dan and a direct student of the famous Okinawan Goju-Ryu KarateSensei Miyazato Eiichi.
He will be teaching the seminar using his unique training methods focusing on kata and applications.
This seminar will benefit all regardless of style. To quote martial arts author, historian and pioneer Patrick McCarthy Hanshi, "Taira Sensei's material transcends style".
Residential training will assist in keeping the costs down for the usual swag of interstate and international visitors and will enable more opportunities to train with other participants.
The seminar will include training, food, accommodation and a t-shirt.
Day passes will also be available.
Open to all members of the Okinawa Goju Ryu Kenkyukai and guests from any Goju Ryu derived system. Return to the Okinawan roots of Goju Ryu and train in hands on kata application incorporation 'hard core' 'old school' self defence techniques based on superior technique rather than strength and sport karate.
NOTE: Anyone wishing to grade will need to apply via their Sensei early and be pre-assessed by a member of the grading panel. No 'walk up' starts.
Location: Bornhoffen PCYC - Leadership Development Centre, Numinbah Valley, Gold Coast.
Day pass $150 (no meals or t-shirt)
Weekend pass $250 Saturday & Sunday (no meals or t-shirt)
Early Bird: Residential $450 including accommodation, meals and t-shirt. Early bird cutoff is 31/12/15
Residential: Residential $500 including accommodation, meals and t-shirt.
Dojo/Sensei Discount: 5 participants from the one Dojo - $2000.