Kyokushin Summer Karate Camp held

Port Blair
22 May 2017

The two-day Kyokushin Karate Summer Camp-cum-Beach Cleaning Programme was organised by the Andaman Karate Association (Kyokushin Kai Kan), Port Blair (recognized by the International Karate Organisation (IKO MATSUSHIMA JAPAN)). The opening function was held on May 20 at Collinpur Beach which was graced by Mr Mahadeb Majhi, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Collinpur and Mr Bikash Biswas, Panchayat Samiti member. The closing ceremony of the camp was held at Wandoor Sea Beach on May 21 which was attended by Mr Ram Bala, Pradhan, Gram Panchayat Wandoor as the chief guest.  In his address, the chief guest appreciated the efforts of  the organizers and participants for holding such Camp at Wandoor Sea Beach.  He expressed his desire that a Karate Training Centre be opened in Wandoor village so the interested youths of  the locality may learn this martial art for their self defence.  The chief guest also handed over International Black Belts and Dan Certificates to Mr. Ravindra Singh Rawal and Mr. Kaptan Singh, both learners of AKA.  In absence of Mr. Kaptan Singh, Mr. Prashant Uniyal received the Black Belt and Certificate on behalf of Mr. Kaptan Singh.
The camps were conducted at both the places with cleaning of the respective beaches as a part of PM’s ‘Swachchh Bharat Mission’, followed by imparting Power Training to karatekas along with Endurance Training, Kata and Kumite practice on sand as well as in the sea. Semphei Arjun Das, Instructor, AKA was the Supervisor of these camps; and the entire training was imparted by Shihan Ratan Golder, Technical Director, AKA.