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Japan Taikai October 2016

Japan Taikai October 2016

The weekend of October 8th and 9th 2016 is the next Japan Taikai for Motoha Yoshin Ryu Jujutsu. It is likely the overall trip will span a week either side of this weekend, with time for sight seeing and training in local clubs.

The trip offers a fantastic opportunity to visit the home of our style and also to represent your country in both attendance and Dan gradings. Any of our students currently training (June/July 2015) may have the chance to take the appropriate black belt grading during the weekend, even if you haven't been with us for very long.

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Grading results for July 2015

Grading results for July 2015

Congratulations to all who graded last night, really positive comments from everyone who was watching for both the juniors and adults!

Adults:

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Omiyage

Omiyage
Omiyage

I thought I would write a little note to explain the Japanese custom of gift giving to the students, particularly how it affects relationship building.

Omiyage is a souvenir gift from a trip and it is customary to give these gifts in Japanese popular culture, gift giving is a very common part of Japanese culture.

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