In September, on the 13-14-15th, during the Desio Sport Festival (which is now at the fifth edition), the executive committee Desio&Sport invited (ehm, well, it was its veeeery-insisting- member-Roberto-Colombo’s fault, do you know him?) the French sensei Didier Lupo, for a seminar open to all martial arts’ practitioners.
Sensei Lupo is very popular both in Italy and in France (of course), where he currently has his dojo (it’s in Marseille, for who wants to go, there it is the address).
His style is a very pragmatic karate, rather close to the original spirit of self-defense. Furthermore, he focuses a lot on the pace and the timing of fighting.
After being European Champion in kumite, at the end of the ’80s of last century (last century? Geez, so long ago!), Didier Lupo started to teach, at the same holding major duties within the French Karate Federation. In the years 2000, thanks to YouTube and the web, Lupo sensei reached an even greater audience, tailoring a series of videos about Shotokan katas.
We met sensei Lupo several times in the past, since the unforgettable seminar of Seveso (MB) in 2015. His teaching is always valid and it’s surely worth a chance if you never met him.
Trust me, you won’t be disappointed. So, come!
For now, have nice holidays and… see you very soon!
Ok, here we are: it’s gonna start on Tuesday, April 9th.
Our 2019 self-defense course, that we named Aware Self-Defense, organized with the fundamental help of Elisabetta Baldin (from Easyvolley), has already got a fair amount of subscriptions (well, all of them are women!)
Guys, did you know it’s also open to men?
Will it be hard? Shall we become perfect war machines? What shall we do, exactly?
Easy!, nothing like G.I. Jane training:
Rather, we’ll begin with working out on our “softness” than our “hardness”.
All of this will happen every Tuesday (until June 11th), from 9:00pm to 10:30pm, in the gym of “G. Rodari” Middle High School (piazza Nenni 1, in Desio).
Next Sunday, on March 10th, our guys will take part in the 18th Karate Trophy, in Cermenate. The hosts are our friends of A.S. Karate Uyeshiba Shotokan-do.
For our guys, it’ll be a brand new experience: none of them, in facts, ever got on a tatami during a contest. They’ll have to face not only other skilled opponents, but most of all themselves: they’ll have to overcome their fear and focus on their own katas. Furthermore, it’ll be only the first step!
What can we say other than BREAK A LEG!? (well, not literally!)
On Nov 2-4, our “reporters” will attend the seminar held in Munich (Germany). There they’ll meet some of the eldest members of Japanese karate elite (and two… youngsters^^, Naka-sensei and Akita-sensei).