The Oxford English Dictionary defines ‘equanimity‘ as “calmness and composure, especially when in a difficult situation.” The origins are early 17th century (also in the sense ‘fairness, impartiality’): from Latin aequanimitas, from aequus ‘equal’ + animus ‘mind’. Equanimity is one of the seven essential qualities of mind required to be a Karate-Ka. The others are;
Washinkai Karate España was founded in Jávea Spain in 2002 under the guidance of the British Traditional Karate Association (BTKA). Whilst the club follows the line of the BTKA it does so under the jurisdiction of the Spanish National Karate Federation who recognise the grading system and form part of the Grading Tribunal with Sensei
The principle instructors at Washinkai España are Geovanny Sanchez Salazar 4th dan and Sarah Lakin 3rd dan. They have both been trained to the highest standard and their qualifications are recognised by The World Karate Federation, The Karate Federation of Japan, The British Traditional Karate Association and Valencian Karate Federation. They work hard to ensure
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Award Presentation The club celebrate winning the award for largest club in the Alicante province with a demonstration of karate skills. With Jávea Mayor José Chulvi.
Club Washinkai Karate España wins award for the largest club in Alicante Province for the 6th year running. Last Thursday 23rd October 2014 Club Washinkai España held a demonstration of karate techniques at the Sports Centre Jávea to celebrate an award from the Spanish Karate Federation for being the largest karate club in the province
Ipponme Kata – Geovanny Sanchez Salazar A demonstration of Ipponme Kata by Geovanny Sanchez Salazar shown from four different angles.