Matayoshi Kobudo Kodokan International – UK Branch 13th Annual Gasshuku

31st August to 2nd September 2018 

This is our 13th 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: 31st August to 2nd September 2018

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

Training Times:

  • Friday 31st Aug. from 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm
    (MKKI Instructors Only)
  • Saturday 1st Sept. 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
    (Open to All Martial Artists)
  • Sunday 2nd 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 2nd June 2018 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.