Participated in Kongo-Ryu kobudo Seminar 2019 from Philippines
Sensei Manzo from Philippines practices Sai at Soji-ji temple in Tsurumi, Yokohama
October 14(Monday) We start kongo-ryu Kobudo Seminar this day with the participation of Sweden and Japan seniors representative starts in the morning for the whole day seminar (6hour). This day, we used the Bo, Tonfa, sai, nunchaku and kama.
2nd day october 15
I continue my practiced the "Bo kihon up to Ryusei no Kon's kata" in honbu dojo for 4 hours straight and continuation night class at Sho-Karatedo club at Mitaka City Subaru Sport Tokyo under Shihan Tsunehisa Kitaoka at 7-9 pm
3rd day october 16
I continue practiced at Tsurumi Yokohama in the morning which i prepare to review again basic and advance of Sai and Bo for at least 4 hour. I also had the chance to participate in karate class at night (2 session) kihon, kata, kumite and kobudo lesson. 7-10pm.
4th day october 17 This is my last practiced of kobudo for at least 3 hours before I left Tsurumi dojo. I visit some place in Tsurumi (Soji-ji temple) and Senso-ji temple in Asakusa, Tokyo for the past days during I stay in Japan, also the food are so delicious!
Thank you to all sensei for believing me that I can do all things possible in martial art. Also, I found that Soke Sadaaki Sakagami for the care and trusting me to used his dojo everyday, Sensei Ayumu Oda for fantastic job in kongo-ryu Seminar and support all the way, Shihan Tsunehisa, Sensei Ai, Sensei Ken, to Kitaoka Family, I learned so much again to all of you, specially basic and advance kata/kumite, Sensei per Gastivar, Sensei Helen Iwata and other Sensei, I keep all martial art experience that we've been together as to be the best practioner in the Philippines, In spite of the strong typhoon in Japan, we met and practiced together! It's another unbelievable experience to us. So much appreciated! Hope too see you again in 2020!
Sincerely yours, Rheinan B. Manzo Director/Chief Instructor Philippines