The third international seminar SKIF was held in Tokio with the participation of SKIF CZ members with a total of 26 classes for 3 groups of participatns, divided by technical degrees.
Trainings was conducted besides the Honbu dojo instructors Manabu Murakami, Nobuaki Kanazawa, Daizo Kanazawa, Fumitoshi Kanazawa, Shinji Tanaka and Ryushi Suzuki also with very special guests: Shihans Masaru Miura, Shiro Asano, Hiroshi Ishikawa and Rikuta Koga. The seminar thus had the strongest possible cast of instructors.
There was also the Soke Hirokazu Kanazawa, who was presented at the opening ceremony and also was watching the classes for students and also for referees led by Manabu Murakami shihan. Soke Kanazawa also actively led the gradings for black belts, which the seminar was completed on Sunday afternoon. There was in the officcial program also Saturday night party, Monday’s celebrating Hanami at the Honbu dojo, but also two meetings for representatives of the federations who was talking about the upcomming World Championships SKIF in Jakarta. At one of the meetings led by Manabu Murakami shihan was discussed the vision of categories, mandatory protectors, logos on karate-gi for future championships and also European chamiponship SKIF 2017 in Hradec Králové.