On May 11-12 & 13, 2012, in Bordeaux France, a Shito ryu karate do seminar has been realized, directed by Hirofumi Mizuguchi Sensei, 9th Dan.
Sensei Mizuguchi is a personal student of Soke Kenei Mabuni and is considered to be among the most respected teachers of the style.
The above seminar had been organized by Budokan dojo instructor and student of Sensei Mizuguchi, John Rakoto.
From "Yoshukan" dojo of Athens, George Pelekis attended the event, along with his student Kiriaki Souri while from Argos city branch, attended instructor Vasilis Samaras.
All of them travelled all the way to France to participate in this seminar that was consisted by kata and Heian kumite teaching.
The team was escorted in the journey by a member of Argos city branch Marina Zogali.
The participants returned home with their luggage full of important knowledge, excited and at the same time satisfied by the technical equipment of the teacher.
Remarkable had also been the hospitality and love that the organizer of the seminar Sensei John Rakoto showed to George Pelekis and the rest of the team that attended the event.