Budo for Peace excites with Wingate competition

Local Martial Arts: Budo for Peace competition attracts over 200 participants from Jordan, Turkey, and the Palestinian Authority.

July 17, 2012 00:06
Budo for peace

Budo for peace 370. (photo credit: Rinat Halon)


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The first regional Budo for Peace competition began on Monday at the Wingate Institute with the first of three days of intense activity. The event attracted over 200 participants from Jordan, Turkey, and the Palestinian Authority.

Master Hirokazu Kanazawa, a living legend in the world of 200 million practitioners of martial arts was on hand as special guest for the regional peace camp and to help celebrate 60 years of Japan/Israel relations.

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Budo for Peace is a non-profit organization established in Israel by two-time world karate silver medalist Danny Hakim, who represented Australia and Israel in many world championships.

The organization uses the educational values of Budo to teach children from all ethnic groups in Israel (Arab, beduin, Ethiopian, orthodox Jew, Druze etc.) and the region about tolerance, mutual respect, self control and self development.

“Budo” in Japanese means traditional martial arts but also means “the way of preventing conflict.”

Budo for Peace has branches in Jordan, West bank. Gaza, Turkey, Morocco, France and Ethiopia and is endorsed by the UNOSDP, Peace and Sport and Sport and Development.

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