Photos by Lasse Jensen
Tokushinryu practioners and instructors from Denmark, Germany, Romania and Sweden joined the Gasshuku for three days of intensive training.
The gasshuku was hosted by Lasse Jensen Sensei & Dorthe Jensen Sensei from Nakskov Tokushinryu Shibu.
The instructors at the gasshuku were Mads Nørby Sensei, Jan Overgaard Sensei, Andreas Mischke Sensei, Bodo Hass Sensei, Tonni Christian Sensei and the author.
The event actually started a day before the gasshuku with the Tokumura Cup. To read more about this please follow this link Tokumura Cup 2021 .
Following topics were taught:
bo, sai and tonfa kihon by the author.
Tekko from a Goju-ryu perspective – Bodo Hass Sensei.
Tokushin no Bo – Jan Overgaard Sensei.
Tonfa concepts – Andreas Mischke Sensei.
Kyan no Sai – Tonni Christian Petersen Sensei.
How to generate power and fludity in long weapons – Mads Nørby Sensei.
The different mindsets between sai bunkai and kama bunkai – the author.
A grading was conducted and the below mentioned kobudoka passed their tests to following ranks:
Jan Overgard – yondan
Bodo Hass – sandan
Franz Rasmussen – shodan
Heinz Tessner – shodan
Alexander Dyreborg – ikkyu
Carsten Knudsen – ikkyu
Impressions from the three days of training: