Summer Camp Zadar 2011
23 – 30 July 2011.
Summer karate school, plenty of games and fun for the youngest participants in the sea and on land,
Karate seminar for advanced participants, who are preparing for higher belt exams and want to enhance their knowledge,
Initial preparation for those, who are preparing for a new competition season, including an analysis and correction of previous performances in competition
Croatian senior national team members will practice with you, as will world and European medallists and experienced coaches. Individual approach and counselling is guaranteed to each participant.
Program Implementation:
Kristian Novak, European Kata Silver Medallist  (Stavanger, 2006)
Aleksandar Vacka, World Kata Team Bronze Medallist (Madrid, 2002)
Petar Hecimovic, Croatian national kumite team member 
Program Development:
Nikola Protudjer, Croatian national kumite team member 1992 – 1995
Guest Coaches:
Mirna Senjug, European Kata Champion (Bratislava 2007, Tallin 2008) 
Nikola Dukic, Junior European Kumite Champion (Celje 2000)
The work in the camp is done in small groups set up by participants' age, knowledge and interests. Although much attention is paid to correcting technical mistakes in all programs, Croatia's camp offers much more – practical training examples for top competition preparation. Apart from demanding training, participants will be offered video analyses and lectures, in which coaches, some of whom are still active competitors, will share their world's top level karate experiences.  
Practical program for kata competitors will include...
  • explosive strength and agility development training model
  • practical tips for competition performance preparation: adjustment of kime and kata rhythm to the opponent, aggressiveness and zanshin
  • detailed elaboration of Sochin i Seienchin kata: technique, rhythm, performance
  • injury prevention, proprioception and balance exercises
Kumite competitors will be offered...
  • technical and tactical preparation for competition
For our youngest karatekas...
  • thorough work on Heian kata and study of Enpi master kata
  • acquisition of motor skills and development of motor abilities through sports games
  • swimming lessons
Between the gym and the beach...
  • training video analysis
  • video analysis of own competition footage
  • projections and comments of kumite and kata from world's greatest competitions
  • creating bunkai for kata teams (as per individual agreement)


  • € 315.-
  • € 50.- advance to be paid by 23 April 2011.(not returned in the event of cancellation, except upon doctor's note)
  • possibility of payment in up to 4 instalments
The package includes:
  • 7 full boards in the new pavilion of the Zadar Youth Hostel (Omladinski hotel Zadar)
  • bus transportation Zagreb – Zadar – Zagreb
  • multiple-bed rooms with shower and toilet
  • restaurant within the youth hostel
  • air-conditioned hall
  • accommodation 200m away from the beach
  • professional and pedagogical supervision during travel and stay
  • sojourn tax

Information, application and payment:
Aleksandar Vacka, 098/670-533 or
Online application form can be filled out at:

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