Delight as karatekas meet gurus

2015-10-08 06:00

Admiration was written in the air as the international gojukai master Seiko Shihan Goshi Yamaguchi showed some of his finest skills infront of more 100 karatekas from all Cape Town townships.

Shihan Yamaguchi a respected grandmaster was in the country to conduct seminars where he was sharing the stage with Ingo Diong ( Sweden), Masatochi Yamaguchi (Japan) and Peter Brandon (South Africa).

Yamaguchi and his counterparts shared with the local instructors crucial tips on defense and taking the sport forward.

“I can see the youngsters who are here are well trained and I am pleased,” said Yamaguch.

Local head instructor Shihan Emmanuel Dyantyi said the visit has reinvigorated them and left them with hope that their sport will flourish.

“All these gentlemen are the masters of the game and it’s a historic moment that some of our young children were able to learn from them. These are gurus indeed,” he said.

Another instructor Monde Sisusa said their dojo benefitted immensely by attending the session.

“We all left feeling it could be something that happens all the time. The kids were very affected, they loved every moment and for a long time they will recounting the day they met Seiko, the great coach,” said Sisusa

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