夏合宿、リガ、ラトビア − ２００７年７月
Summer Gasshuku, Riga, Latvia — July 2007
On July 25th, 2007, Onaga Yoshimitsu Kaichō traveled to visited the Republic of Latvia from Okinawa, accompanied by his daughter Onaga Michiko Sensei, and by Arakaki Shunichi Sensei. Also in attendance, were Jimmy Mora from New York City; Jean-marie Perrier from Lyon, France; and members of Club Neguss, headed by Sensei Eriks Annuskans. This event was posible thanks to the support of Dr. Artis Pabriks and several other private donors.
The training sessions were organized in the mid-morning at Dr. Pabriks' private Dōjō, and in the late afternoon/ evening at Club Neguss. In addition, Onaga Kaichō had early morning sessions at our hotel by the Baltic Sea: Villa Anna
Here are a few highlights:
All photos courtesy of Viktors Radcenko, Arakaki Shunichi and Jean-marie Perrier.
First Morning Training
July 26th - Our first morning session was at Club Neguss, located in Jūrmala. We started training with Yobiundō, tuski, keri and tenshin.
Onaga Michiko Sensei demonstrated several basic makiwara forms...
Then, Onaga Kaichō explained the use of Iri Kumi (inside fighting).
Onaga Kaichō worked on some Machiwara techniques with Sensei Eriks Annuskans.
Michiko Sensei demonstrated the use of Chīshi excersises.
Onaga Kaichō explained some of the principles of the Naifuanchi San Dan & Naifuanchi Sho Dan. Arakaki Shunichi Sensei demosntrated the Naifuanchi katas as Sensei explained each position.
Onaga Kaichō continued with more explanations of Naifuanchi Katas with Onaga Michiko Sensei as the model.
Afterwards, Arakaki Shunichi Sensei demonstrated the basics of Aidō - Traditional Japanese swordmanship.
The training continued for several hours...
Also, we had a couple of Japanese visitors: Mr. Akimura & Ms. Matsushita, who are currently assisiting Onaga Kaichō with the business development of the Honorary Consul of Latvia in Okinawa.
Onaga Michiko Kanchō with some of the young Latvian students...
After class, we packed and got ready for dinner and more late evening training at the hotel...
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