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Professional educator and martial artists visit Gambia

Jun 15, 2011, 3:47 PM

Master (Sensei) Mike Springer, a professional educator and martial artists yesterday arrived in Banjul for a two-week visit to The Gambia.

A guest of the Gambia Martial Arts & Self Defence Academy, Mike Springer is also expected to visit Senegal.

He will as part of his visits conduct some training courses both in The Gambia and Senegal.

The professional educator was said to have started formal training in the 1960s.

He is also said to have a wealth of experience covering 7th Dan Shotokan, Karate, 5th Dan Kobudo (Traditional Weapons), Master and Caribbean Kalinda (Stick Fighting).

He has made an extensive study of the body’s energy systems and is a Master Teacher of Sekhem and Reiki Energy Healing.

In 1996 Sensei founded the British Association of Reiki Practitioners and established the ANKH Healing Centre in Brighton on the south coast.

Sensei, a  specialist in the teaching of Kata Bunkai and Pressure Point applications in seminars and workshops around the world, has taught in Britain, Barbados, Cuba, Trinidad, Jamaica, Grenada, Dominican Republic, Kenya, Greece, Spain, Palestine (West Bank), Tunisia, Holland, Germany and the USA.