Takumi have taken part in many demonstrations over the years, at
fairs, school open days and most recently at an Edinburgh Gunners
Friday 7th April 2007 @ Murrayfield Stadium
Edinburgh Gunners vs. Newport Gwent Dragons
Half Time Demonstration
Takumi were invited to provide a half time demo at the
above event and gladly accepted. In the run up to the event
there was plenty of practice as well as a photo shoot with some of
the players for the Edinburgh Evening News at Murrayfield a few days
On the Friday evening we were welcomed to Murrayfield and managed to
enjoy most of the first half of the game before having to go and get
At half time the announcer gave us our cue to come out onto the
track at the side of the pitch and to line out in front of a crowd
of around 5000 fans.
The demo consisted of Kata, Attack & Defence, Knife Defence and Ju
Go Bo Kumite (15 Step sparring with the Bo Staff).
After the demo the crowd applauded and the announcer thanked us for
our demonstration, we then watched the second half of the game and
had an enjoyable evening as guests of the Gunner.
Some photos from the demonstration: