29/11/11 – We visit Kyoto, the world-renowned historical city and former capital and emperor’s residence (794 – 1868) in Japan.
The Golden Temple will be forever in our minds …
27/11/11 – After a 1.5 hours ride on the “Shinkansen” (Japan bullet train or high speed train) we arrive in Nagoya, the 3rd biggest city in Japan (after Toyko and Osaka). We’ve the chance to see the Nagoya castle, an historic residence of the Shogun of this region.
Thank to the cooperation of JFA, Dr. Toru Fukubayashi and Dr. Michiko Dohi (JFA Medical) we had a successfull one day 11+ workshop (11/1/11 –> note the numbers!) at the impressive facilities of the Japan Institute of Sports Sciences (JISS) in Tokyo. Mitsu Tsumaki, Keigo Nakajima and Toriu Taksumi –from the Tokyo College of Medical Sports ensured the organization and assistance during the workshop. There were in total 60 participants (fitness trainers, athletic trainers, physiotherapist, all working in football).