Sensei Bobby Bamgboye in Lagos said the Zainab Saleh International Female Open Karate Championship scheduled for June 2016 should be exciting for all karate-ka in Nigeria and neighboring countries
Bobby said , there will be an all styles open ladies competition with a preceding open seminar for male and female, all grades and with a children class to be run by a visiting 8th dan Japanese instructor Tomiko Sensei of the WSKF at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos from the 1st to the 5th of June 2016.
He added that the following week WSKF Chief Instructor will be visiting Nigeria for the very first time, Kasuya Sensei who graduated from the famous JKA instructor class in the early 70’s and won numerous competition during his younger years is excited about coming to Nigeria to pass on his knowledge to all those that will be able to attend his seminar at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos from the 10th to the 12th of June 2016.
In his words; WSKF Nigeria is honored to be working with the LSKA and NASK on these events and looking forward to collaborating with other karate organization that share our vision of “karate-do” in Nigeria, we hope there is a high turn out for the ladies competition so our ladies can show case their skills that they have acquired over time due to hard and dedicated training, this would be the third in its series and the “Brain Child” of Hajiya Zainab Saleh (4th Dan Shotokan) who is a senior karate-ka, the sponsor and also the technical director of karate of the Lagos state government.
The open karate seminars are open to male and female of all karate styles, organizations, groups and non affiliated groups, all traditional karate protocol are to be adhered to and the attendees to display the true spirit and etiquette of budo in the training hall (Dojo) at all times, the seminar is for us all to improve on our knowledge base in the art of karate.
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