KATSURA

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News

Katsura system exploits and multiplies its value!

Thanks to Asd Salvatore Mergé – Dojo di Aikido to use it and boost the Katsura system’s potential!

Training of coaches to implement the Katsura system was held in Bulgaria on January 13

A training for the KATSURA system was led by three Eastern martial arts coaches and two physical education teachers.

NETWORK AND MAINSTREAM

To build capacities of the trainers and coaches to implement the KS, while creating a network of qualified sport associations capable to mainstream the KS outside the partnership and after the end of the project, integrating it as new program in the training offer to onboard young adults and adults, and increase the number of members of the club. 

QUALITY and Transnational CAPACITIES

To ensure quality implementation and the development of the
capacities of participating organizations to work in a transnational environment.

KNOWLEDGE

To improve the understanding of the reasons of young adults’ inactivity and sport dropout, with reference to: (i) general obstacles already existing before the pandemic, and (ii) to barriers generated by COVID-19,
considering also young adults who recovered from the illness and those affected by depression due to isolation.

ONBORDING INACTIVE YOUNG ADULTS

To provide an effective response to the need of motivating young adults to not dropout from sport and to achieve a healthier lifestyle when aging, by defining and prototyping the most appropriate exercises technique (notably the Katsura System – KS) capable to (i) impact on mental wellbeing and selfmotivation and (ii) to reduce risk of injuries often caused by re-approaching sport (after a period of inactivity) without having adapted own musculoskeletal and respiratory systems (iii) to change the approach to food, health, well-being and sport.

Partners

Consortium

USMA is a multisport club and hub for youths’ development, where the following sports are practiced: soccer volleyball, basketball, gyms, physical activity, athletics.
USMA
Italy
Sport association affiliated with the Aikikai of Italy, recognized by the Italian state as a non-profit organization for over fifty years and is an Association of Traditional Japanese Culture.
KATSURA ASD
Italy
University has showed an outstanding progress with its 11 faculties, 4 schools, 3 graduate schools, 8 vocational schools, 5 Rectorate affiliated departments, 17 research centres.
KSU
Turkey
Community and Education research Center is a reestablished Study Center, with the purpose of developing competences and studies in certain societal issues
CERC
Slovenia
GCP distinguishes itself in the field of full amateurism, is governed by the highest ethical values of sport, contributing to the proper education of youth.
GCP
Portugues
Opportunity and Protection Association) is a non-governmental organisation and is dedicated to the welfare of children and young people in Haskovo region.
OPA
Bulgaria
A multidisciplinary team whose objective is to promote education and culture, filling the gap between formal education and the real world with non-formal trainings.
Blue Hive
Spain

Motivating young adults to stay active and healthy and onboarding sedentary adults in holistic healthy lifestyle system.