Karate du Plateau

Karate du Plateau About our Dojo Chief Instructor Credentials Biographical Summary Simon began training Wado at Esprit Karate in Montreal in 1983. He has trained with top Wado instructors and has competed at the international level. Simon is passionate about his community and shares his knowledge of karate to local students. Other key instructors Biographical…

Guseikai Karate Vancouver

About our dojo Wado Ryu uses the force of the attacker against him (or her…), combining kicks and punches from Okinawa karate with the soft yielding techniques, joint locks, and throwing techniques of jujutsu. The name wado has two parts: ‘wa’ and ‘do’. ‘Wa’ is a word that means something like ‘harmony’ or ‘peace’. Harmony…

Karate Esprit

A non-profit organization, Karate Esprit has offered traditional karate to the Montreal West Island for over 30 years! About our Dojo Chief Instructor Credentials Biographical Summary Shahpur Ahmed is a 3rd Dan who has been practicing Wado Karate for the past 22 years and has headed the Karate Esprit dojo since 2011. He is also participated in…

Saikai Karate-do Wado Kai

Saikai Wado Kai teaches the traditional style of Wado Ryu.  Saikai Wado Karate Club is located East of Toronto, and is registered with the Canadian ZenKuRen Wado Karate Association (CZWKA), a member of the Japan Karate Federation (JKF) WadoKai. The CZWKA is affiliated to the JKF Wado Kai which is located in Tokyo, Japan. The Japan Karate…

Kenzen Family Karate Club

The focus of the Kenzen Family Karate Club is on traditional karate practice.  Instruction and evaluation of traditional Wado-ryu karate follows the syllabus developed by the Canadian ZenKuRen Wado Karate Association.  Integration of the Karate Canada Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) model is followed closely to ensure that the athletic potential of each individual karate…