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OSAKA DOJO Anniversary, Emden, Germany 2007


On 15th of December 2007 Dr. Ivica Zdravkovic participated on a 10 Years Anniversary Seminar of Osaka Dojo in Emden, Germany. Host of the event was Mr. Jens Fricke, shihan and president of IMAF-Europe Branch Germany. Among other distinguished guests of the seminar were also heads and representatives of IMAF -Europe, including Geoff Benoy sensei and Andre Le Capitaine sensei from Belgium, Tony Johnson sensei from UK, Mr. Sylwester Czarnota from Poland, etc. Special guests of the event were heads of Iranian martial system called Razmavaran - very similar in certain aspects to taekwondo. There were over 100 people in the practice room, training on four areas.

 

Jens sensei has received numerous presents during this celebration and it was obvious that he makes a great contribution not just only to his Osaka Dojo members, but also to entire IMAF-Europe and martial arts community in general. This fine sportsman, coach, teacher and a champion is more than valuable to his students, peers and associates.

 

During the seminar, Dr. Zdravkovic taught kenjutsu and jujutsu. Also, he introduced Sports chanbara to Osaka Dojo members. On behalf of German IMAF-Europe branch, Jens sensei gave Dr. Zdravkovic a certificate of honorary advisor for jujutsu. On behalf of European Budo Council Dr. Zdravkovic presented Jens Fricke sensei with the Diploma of appointment to the position of EBC Director for Traditional Weapons (Kobudo). Jens sensei and his team are invited to join future EBC events, and Serbian Budo Council is invited to join IMAF-Europe as Serbian representative.

 

Special thanks from Ivica and Ljiljana Zdravkovic to Fricke family and Jens' girlfriend Viki for their wonderful hospitality.

Dana 15. decembra 2007. godine dr Ivica Zdravkovic ucestvovao je kao gost-predavac na seminaru povodom desetogodisnjice skole Osaka Dojo u Emdenu, u Nemackoj. Domacin ovog seminara bio je gospodin Jens Fricke, shihan i predsednik nemackog ogranka organizacije IMAF-Europe. Medju uglednm gostima bili su i drugi lideri i nacionalni predstavnici IMAF-Europe: Geoff Benoy sensei i Andre Le Capitaine sensei iz Belgije, Tony Johnson sensei iz Velike Britanije, Mr. Sylwester Czarnota iz Poljske, itd. Specijalni gosti dana bili su predstavnici iranske borilacke vestine Razmavaran, koja je u mnogim aspektima slicna tekwondou. U sali je bilo preko 100 ucesnika, podeljenih u cetiri trenazna prostora.

 

Jens sensei je dobio brojne poklone tokom ove proslave i bilo je ocigledno da svojim radom on pozitivno utice ne samo na ucenike svoje Osaka Dojo skole, nego i na sve clanove organizacije IMAF-Europe i borilacko-sportske zajednice u celini. Ovaj izuzetni sportista, sampion, trener i ucitelj veoma je ugledan kod svojih ucenika, saradnika i ucitelja.

 

Tokom seminara dr Zdravkovic je poducavao jujutsu i kenjutsu. Takodje, predstavio je Sport Chanbaru clanovima Osaka Dojo skole. Ispred nemackog ogranka IMAF-Europe, gospodin Jens Fricke urucio je dr Zdravkovicu certifikat pocasnog savetnika za jujutsu. U ime Evropskog Budo Saveta, dr Zdravkovic je gospodinu Frickeu predao diplomu sa imenovanjem na poziciju direktora za tradicional oruzja (Kobudo). Jens sesnei i njegov tim pozvani su da se pridruze buducim aktivnostima Evropskog Budo Saveta, doke je Budo Savet Srbije pozvan da postane clan IMAF-Europe u ima Srbije.

 

Od Ivice i Ljiljane Zdravkovic posebna zahvalnost porodici Fricke i Jensovoj devojci Viki za izuztetno gostoprimstvo koje su ukazali.

 

Lineup at the beginning

 

Kenjutsu class

 

Tony Johnson and Ivica Zdravkovic, two jujutsu teachers on event

 

Andre Le Capitaine, Jens Fricke, Geoff Benoy, Ivica Zdravkovic