WADO KAI KARATE

 

We are a mainsteam Wado Karate Club based in Milton Keynes in Buckinghamshire, we meet & train twice a week on Wednesdays from 8:00 to 9:30pm and also Saturdays from 1:30 to 2:30pm at Nuffield Health Gym in Kents Hill Park, Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BZ

 

We are affiliated to the AWBK All Britain Wadokai Karate who practice JKF Japan Karate Federation Wadokai, we also have links to a broad Wado network accross the UK including.

Club Instructor Andrew Jones Sensei is currently a 4th Dan in Wadokai Karate and lived & trainined in Japan for two years & training at the Wadokai Hombu Dojo in Tokyo where he trained with Toru Arakawa Sensei 9th Dan JKF Wadokai, Dr Hideho Takagi 8th Dan JKF Wadokai & Kouichi Shimura 7th Dan JKF Wadokai

 

Wado Ryu is a light & fast style of Karate with a strong influence from Jujitsu. A more modern style created by Master Hironori Ohsuka who was a Master in jujitsu as well as sempai to Gichin Funakoshi Sensei

 

Ohtsuka Sensei introduced the modern & popular competition Karate format however the style is by no means 'competition based' as opposed to self-defence based, with it's strong roots in Jujitsu Wado is one of the most effective combat fighting styles of Martial arts around today                   

 

Wado ryu has 15 Katas - 5 Pinan Katas, Kushanku, Naihanchi, Seishan Chinto & Bassai, plus 5 Advanced Katas Jion, Ni Sei Shi, Rohai, Jitte & Wanshu

 

 

We are members of the English Karate Federation

 

Master Hinori Ohtsuka - Founder of Wado Ryu Karate style - a blend of Jujitsu & Shorin ryu Karate assisted 'Shoto' (Master Gichin Funakoshi) introduce Karate to Japan

Master Hironori Ohtsuka 10th Dan also trained with Choki Motobu & Kenwa Mabuni (Shito-ryu) & this also influenced the Wado ryu style which can be said to be a style of Jujitsu & equally a style of Karate

 

Andrew Sensei has trained & learned regularly with the following in the Wado style;

Toru Arakawa 9th Dan JKF Wadokai, Dr Hideho Takagi 8th Dan JKF Wadokai, Kouichi Shimura 7th Dan JKF Wadokai, Leo McDermott 6th Dan JKF Wadokai, Roger Vickerman 6th dan Wado Academy, Graham Tuckey 6th dan Wado Academy, Anthony Heap 8th dan Wado Karate Union, John Moreton 8th dan Wado UK, B Wilkinson, Alan Bound, Keith Willis, Y Shinohara 8th Dan, Vic Charles

 

In addition Andrew Sensei has also trained & learned from on Courses;

Kazutaka Otsuka 7th Dan Wadoryu Karatedo Renmei, Shingo Ohgami 8th Dan JKF Wadokai, M Shoimitsu 9th Dan Wado Academy, K Sakagami, Steve Rowe, Iain Abernathy, Geoff Thompson, F Sugasawa 7th dan

  Call 0792 632 2247 for futher information

 Wednesdays at Nuffield Health Gym, Timbold Drive, Kents Hill Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, UK, MK7 6BZ

Times 8:00 -9:30pm beginners or experienced Martial Artists welcome

Quality Wado Kai Karate in the heart of the Midlands Milton Keynes