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Wado Ryu Karate


The name Wadō-ryū has three parts: Wa, dō, and ryū. Wa means "harmony," dō (same character as tao) means "way," and ryū means "school" or "style"



The style was founded in 1938 by Hironori Otsuka Sensei. Tatsuo Suzuki Sensei, a student of Otsuka Sensei, spread the teachings of Wado Ryu in the UK in 1970, and in 1989 founded "Wadō Kokusai" (Wadō International Karatedō Federation; WIKF). (Kokusai means "international."). Suzuki Sensei died July 2011 leaving Sensei John Wicks as the current Grand Master in charge of WIKF. Sensei John Wicks was apointed in 2009.

Brampton Tora Martial Arts Karate:

Located on the corner of Bramalea Road and Williams Parkway, the school was started in 1970, and teaches Wado Ryu under the guidance of Sensei Pete Davies. Together with the assistance of his black belt students, the teachings of Wado Ryu is practised and shared with all students.

Tora Karate is a non profit club and all instructors are volunteers; hence our rates are much better than most other dojos while our training is some of the best worldwide.

Click the link for more info : Brampton Wado Ryu Karate

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