Date: August 23-26, 2018
Place: Bydgoszcz, Poland
Organizer: Poland Branch Chief Tomasz Basiak, Branch Chief Bogdan Jeremicz, Branch Chief Artur Wilento, and Branch Chief Mariusz Godos
The Poland 4 Branches Summer Camp 2018 was organized as a joint operation between Branch Chiefs, Tomasz Basiak, Bogdan Jeremicz, Artur Wilento, and Mariusz Godos. The camp was held at the Polish city of Bydgoszcz (Sport Club Zawisza Bydgoszcz area) on August 23-26, with Japanese instructors Shihan Kensaku Yamamoto and Sensei Emi Shoguchi. More than 160 participants, including 90 black belts, 4 Polish Branch Chiefs and Oleksandr Kuzmin, BC from Ukraine, trained the elements of Kihon, Ido Geiko, Kata, and Kumite, especially kicks and punches. Polish fighters were impressed with the perfect kick techniques of Shihan Yamamoto and Sensei Shoguchi. Between trainings, the Japanese instructors explained to the participants about traditional karate training in Japan. It was a great time in a fantastic atmosphere.