It has been a busy couple of weeks for the Club Washinkai España. Last Saturday 23rd of March there was a demonstration and workshop of karate at the opening of the new Lady Elizabeth Secondary School Campus on the Cumbre del Sol. Over 2000 attended and took part in the celebrations of ONE SCHOOL ONE/SITE.
On the Saturday 1st of September we hosted the end of Summer class celebration behind Montgo on the beach. There was a short training session including some techniques in the sea. Afterwards there was a pinic with friends and family. The club provided the drinks. It was a fitting end to a long hot summer.
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
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 at the Easter Fayre LES School Photo credit Rebecca Cochrane