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About Wado Kai Karate

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England Wado Kai Do Renmei (EWKR)


England Wado Kai aims to promote traditional Wado Kai Karate technical values, etiquette and respect.

The organisation supports regional groups in the North, Midlands and South of England and provides access to courses and competitions at national and international levels.

England Wado Kai is a member of Karate England (formerly the English Karate Governing Body), and is affiliated to the Federation of Wado Kai Europe and to JFK Wado Kai Japan.

Sensei  Wilkinson
Sensei Wilkinson

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History of Wado Kai

The Origins of Karate can be traced back as far as the Greek Olympic games of 776 B.C.
Wado History›

Wado History

Sensei Wilkinson

The founder of England Wado Kai, Barry Wilkinson, has an impressive pedigree, being taught Wado karate by leading exponents of the style and achieving Nanadan (7th dan) in June 2002. Sensei Wilkinson›

Sensei Barry Wilkinson

Sensei Ohtsuka

Hironori Ohtsuka (1892-1982) was the creator and first Grand Master of the Japanese karate style Wado Ryu. Hironori Ohtsuka›

Sensei Ohtsuks

Meet the instructors

Currently the club instructor is Rob Barrett (3rd Dan, Black Belt). Find out more about Rob on the instructors page›



What should I wear? What's with the bowing? Am I too old? How fit do I need to be? Will I get hurt?

Hopefully we can answer all your questions on our FAQ page›

Frequently Asked Questions

Karate Books

See some of the karate books recomended by our instructors and members. Karate Books›

karate katak of wado ryuOhtsukaBunkai Jutsu
Wado Ryu Karate manualAngry White PyjamasSport Stretch

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