On the 1st of April 2021 Washinkai España took part at the annual international multi-style championship in Madrid. After a 4 hour and 30 minute drive, at 18:20 Alex Sanchez Brown belt 3rd Kyu, walked out onto the tatami to represent Washinkai España for the second year running, shortly followed by Sensei Geovanny Sánchez Salazar
It’s a shame that we can’t train in our dojo during the COVID-19 lockdown, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t train. On Tuesdays & Thursdays Sensei Geovanny will be teaching online from 5 until 6pm. The classes are taught over an application/website called Zoom and it is free to sign up and download. Sensei
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 Friday the 1st of March, the Washinkai España Karate Club set off for the first time to the Madrid Wado-Ryu National Championship. The transportation was paid for by The Town Hall of Jávea as the club was representing the whole of the Valencia Province. The team from Xàbia was made up of 14 competitors:
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 gym of the IES nº1 de Xàbia was where mexican maestro, Eduardo Tovar Martínez gave a course for the students and teachers of Washinkai. participating in the course were all 186 students which the club has this year. The instructor, president and main trainer of the Washinkai Club, Geoganny Sánchez Salazar 4th Dan, gave
All students who have paid for the 2017 Federative License and are a member of the Club de Karate Washinkai de Javea-Benitachell-Jesús Pobre. This Saturday 17th June 2017 between 11:00 and 13:00, we will be making a karate presentation with all the children of the club. We will also be giving them all summer t-shirts,
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
Congratulations to Geovanny Sanchez Salazar, Lucas Muniz and Kyle Cochrane. On Friday 11th of November Chief Instructor of Washinkai Shihan Chris Thompson awarded a new black belt to club president Geovanny Sanchez Salazar who successfully attained 4th Dan status. He gave a powerful demonstration of advanced karate skills in an examination of Kata, Kihon and