The executive of Club de Karate Washinkai España is pleased to announce the Autumn Gasshuku in Jávea. Please put the following dates in your calendar and watch this space for further details of location, eligibility and cost. Friday 23rd November 2018 (Possibly Black Belt Dan Gradings only) Saturday 24th November 2018 (There will be a
A new 100msq tatami has been bought for the Washinkai Karate School in Benitachell with a subsidy of 2,850 Euros from Alicante’s Provincial Delegation. Primarily bought to improve the facilities of the karate club, it is also available for gymnastics and even students of Yoga. The club became eligible for the 2,850 euro subsidy due
The Washinkai Dojo Kun is taken from the 20 Precepts of Master Gichin Funakoshi, but those familiar with the Shotokan version may notice it is not identical. However, the principals remain the same. The Dojo Kun is a Japanese martial arts term which literally translates as (Training Hall Rules). It is traditionally found posted at
A black belt was awarded to Peter Graham Ford at a remembrance ceremony held at his house on Montgo, Jávea, on Sunday 7th January 2018. Over 150 guests and family attended the event which was to celebrate Peter’s life, comradeship as well as his contribution as a karate-ka. The belt was presented to his wife
The Spring Gasshuku is nearly upon us, this time promising to be better than ever. All students of the martial arts are cordially invited to join us in celebrating 40 years of the Washinkai Karate style. Students and instructors from the Jávea and Benitachell Dojos will be accompanied by a large contingent of senior instructors
Sunday 26th March 2017 (British Mother’s Day) saw the Club de Karate Washinkai España celebrate their 2nd Comarcal Championship de Marina Alta held at the Palau Municipal D’Esport in Jávea. The clocks had gone forward an hour, making it feel like a very early start after the rigorous training schedule of the past few weeks.
Pictured above Gold Medalist: Terri Marnell Cox and Bronze Medalist: Phobe Ackland from the Benitchell Club. The Club de Karate Washinkai has had a great start to the year beginning with the phenomenal success of the Campeonato de comarcal del clubes in Pedreguer on Sunday 26th February 2017. Students from Washinkai competed against other clubs