Europe-Natsu-Gasshuku, 27. – 30. July 2023 in Nordhausen / Germany

54 participants from 5 nations (Algeria, Austria, Poland, Japan, Germany) completed 16 intensive training units in 4 days.

Tamayose Hidemi Kaichô came all the way from Okinawa and impressed with his open and warm nature as well as many technical details in the training.

Five Dan exams could be passed:

* 5. Dan:       Pierre Lorenz          (Leipzig / GER)

* 4. Dan:       Stefanie Dahlke       (Erfurt / GER)

Doreen Schilling      (Nordhausen / GER)

* 3. Dan:       Birthe Lorenz (Leipzig / GER)

* 1. Dan:       Jan Laubrich            (Jena / GER)

In addition, four students passed their yellow belts.

At the 18th International Open Tesshinkan Europe Cup, the starters from Nordhausen, Erfurt, Leipzig (all GER) and Austria were convincing. Here is the list of results.

Many thanks to the organizer: Karate-Do-Kwai Nordhausen e.V. under the lead of Frank Pelny Shihan.

At the evening meetings, there was a lot of small talk and the participants obviously enjoyed the time together.

The next Europe-Gasshuku will take place from 4th – 7th of July 2024 again in Nordhausen (GER).