Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International – UK Branch 14th Annual Gasshuku

30th August to 1st September 2019 

This is our 14th year in the UK where the Annual Gasshuku will be hosted in Darlington. The Friday will be for Matayoshi Instructors, the Saturday session will be open to all Martial Artists, irrespective of style, who have an interest in Okinawan Kobudo. No previous experience in MKKI kobudo is necessary. The Sunday will be for Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International Members and any grading.


Training given by: Franco Sanguinetti (8th Dan). Direct Student of Matayoshi Shinpo Sensei & Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International Head Instructor.

Date: 30th August to 1st September 2019

Venues: Longfield School, Longfield Road, Darlington, and at the Clifton Centre, Clifton Ave, Darlington

2018 Poster – New will be added

Training Times:

  • Friday 30th Aug. from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm
    (MKKI Instructors Only)
  • Saturday 31st Aug. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
    (Open to All Martial Artists)
  • Sunday 1st Sept. 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    (MKKI Members Only)

Price: (Fees are not Refundable)

  • For weekend £175
  • For 1 Day £75 (Open to All Martial Artists)
  • For 1 Day Juniors £35

Late Fee will be charged after the 1st June 2019 of £30 added to the above prices. So please make sure you book your place before the late fee date.

Hotel Accommodation is available – please enquire.

For more information then please contact the host:

Fred Bateman Sensei:
Tel: 44 (0) 780 782 7978

These Events have been extremely successful and enjoyed by all. So if you are interested then information can be obtained through the host contacts above.