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FY2022 WSKO Online Seminar for Project Japan 2023

 =Application Form for Open Class series = (registration closed for April 16 class)

Open Class (Japanese – English), live sessions using Zoom

The practice of Shorinji Kempo consists mainly of chinkon-gyo, techniques, philosophy, training, and samu, and its repetition contributes to human development. However, due to COVID-19, the activities of the many branches and federations have not yet been fully restarted. Therefore, we will continue to hold Open Classes in 2022 as part of our regular practice. The Open Classes will be mainly led by young instructors from WSKO Headquarters.We are looking forward to your participation.

(1) Eligibility
     Active members of WSKO. All rank and age.
Note: The content of the class (technical and philosophy) will be planned from the Kyu Kenshi curriculum.

(2) Class Date & Time, Instructors (planned)
Secretary-General Kazuhiro Kawashima and WSKO Instructor Shoji Arai will attend all the classes. 

Click the dates above and check your local time.
April 16, Sat., Time A 10:30– Chikara Shimura, Masashi Tomita, Satoshi Tani, Kosuke Nakai
April 16, Sat., Time B 16:30– Chikara Shimura, Masashi Tomita, Satoshi Tani, Kosuke Nakai
May 28, Sat., Time A 10:30– Yuto Kawashima, Kosuke Akimoto, Akira Kato
May 28, Sat., Time B 16:30– Yuto Kawashima, Kosuke Akimoto, Akira Kato
June 18, Sat., Time A 10:30– Chikara Shimura, Masashi Tomita, Satoshi Tani, Kosuke Nakai
June 18, Sat., Time B 16:30– Chikara Shimura, Masashi Tomita, Satoshi Tani, Kosuke Nakai
July 16, Sat., Time A 10:30– Yuto Kawashima, Kosuke Akimoto, Akira Kato
July 16, Sat., Time B 16:30- Yuto Kawashima, Kosuke Akimoto, Akira Kato 

(3) Timetable
Open Classes will be held twice a month (Time A and Time B) from April to July.

Time A (Japan time)        
10:30 Opening, Greeting, Chinkon-gyo
10:45 Warm-up, Kihon, Hokei, Q&A
11:50 Philosophical Lecture   
12:00 Closing

Time B (Japan time)
16:30  Opening, Greeting, Chinkon-gyo
16:45  Warm-up, Kihon, Hokei, Q&A
17:50  Philosophical Lecture   
18:00  Closing 

(2) Participation Fee (Japanese yen, including PayPal handling fee)
Note: The classification from A to E below is based on the WSKO Bylaws.

A 1,500 Australia, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, U.K., U.S.A.,
B 900 Chile, Poland, Portugal
C 300 Malaysia, Russia
D 200 Brazil, Cuba, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor Leste, Ukraine, Viet Nam
E 150 Cambodia, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Tanzania

(5) Privilege
You can participate in the open class sessions as many times as you like with a single application.
(Please note that your attendance will NOT be registered, and certificate will NOT be issued for Open Classes.)

(6) How to Apply
1) Please apply with the application form above.
2) After receiving the application, the WSKO Secretariat will send you a PayPal invoice.
3) After confirming the payment, WSKO Secretariat will send you an e-mail confirming the payment.
4) WSKO Secretariat will send the Zoom ID to those who have completed the payment approximately one week prior to each class.
5) Attendance is limited to active WSKO members.