IKO kyokushinkai India (Full Contact Karate) Shihan Shivaji Ganguly’s Academy: Martial Art India, under the supervision of IKO kyokushinkai India, successfully completed the 33rd All India Summer Camp (2016) at Puri, Orissa. All the participants reached the venue (Beach- Bengal Hotel) on 26th May, 2016. The camp was on and continued till 31st May, 2016 from the aforesaid date. The array of participants reached one hundred and fifty (150), this year. The age of the candidates circled between five to sixty years. Puri District is a coastal District on the eastern part of Odisha, India. The summer months from March to May are hot and extremely humid, with temperatures rising to over 42° C.Read More...
Training sessions variegated between mild to intensive, sometimes strenuous. At recurrent trainings, mostly three to four times every day, the day started early at 4:30am with the Yoga and breathing exercises, followed by warming up. The mid-morning session started after a very short break. The team headed by black belts, jogged from the hotel gate to the beach which was approximately one kilometer. At the beach the training commenced with staunch and devoted inclination and would generally extend upto two hours. This session was designed with challenges for building up stamina and strengthen.
The third session followed post breakfast, and concentrated on Kihons, Ido Geiko and Kata. The fourth session actualized late afternoon after lunch, and the assemblage went through an arduous training, comprising of stretching exercises followed by shadow kumite. Sand and water training were a regular component of the discipline. The regimes were an inspiration from Sosai Masutatsu Oyama’s uchideshi training. Few of the participants appeared for their Shodan and Nidan, while the camp was in progress. Under the governance of Shihan Shivaji Ganguly, the camp was propitious and prosperous.
The camp regulation and operation was under the expertize of Shihan Shivaji Ganguly (Camp Director), Sensei Shibayan Ganguly (Chairman), Sensei Sauvik Chakraborty (Vice Chairman), Sensei Prabir Mondal (Vice Chairman), Sensei Sudipta Karmakar (Senior Technical Advisor), Sensei M.S Bhakuni (Senior Technical Advisor), Sensei Dipankar Bhattacharya (Camp Convener) and Sensei Uma Prasad Yadav (Camp coordinator).