Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International –  UK Branch
15th Annual Gasshuku

4th to 6th September 2020 

This is our 15th year in the UK where the Annual Gasshuku will be hosted in Darlington. The Friday will be for Matayoshi Affiliated and Instructor members, 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 wil be for Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International Members and will also involve any gradings for the students by Sanguinetti Sensei.

Details: (Click on poster for more details)

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

Date: 4th to 6th September 2020


  1. Clifton Centre, Clifton Ave. on the Friday
  2. St James Church Hall, Allan Street on the Saturday
  3. Longfield School, Longfield Road, on the Sunday 

2019 Gasshuku PosterTraining Times:

  • Friday 4th Sept. from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm
    (MKKI Instructors Only)
  • Saturday 5th Sept. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
    (Open to All Martial Artists)
  • Sunday 6th Sept. 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
    (MKKI Members Only)

Price: (Fees are not Refundable)

  • For weekend £165
  • For 1 Day £50 (Open to All Martial Artists)
  • For 1 Day Juniors £40

Late Fee will be charged after the 2nd June 2020 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.