Toronto Wado-Ryu Karate – Affiliations
Toronto Wado-Ryu Karate is affiliated with the following entities:
Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy
The Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy is open to all practitioners of Wado-Ryu Karate who wish to follow the true teachings of the founder of Wado-Ryu Karate-Do, Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka I. The Wado Academy is headed by his grand-son, Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka III and the chief instructor is M. Shiomitsu 9th Dan Hanshi. Since it’s conception in 1989 the Wado Academy has grown into a huge organization with affiliated clubs worldwide.
Wado-Ryu Karate do Renmei
Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Renmei (also known as International Federation of Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Organizations) is the home to the one and only authentic martial art of Wado-Ryu Karate-Do and Wado-Ryu Jujutsu Kenpo. Wado-Ryu is practiced globally as one of the four main styles of traditional Karate-Do. The unique aspect of Wado-Ryu is that it was formed and developed on mainland Japan, unlike its Okinawan counterparts. Wado-Ryu utilizes elements from Jujutsu and Kenjutsu (Japanese swordsmanship) and it is true Japanese Budo.
Karate Ontario is focused on improving the promotion and accessibility of the sport of karate to its members and to the general public.
Karate Ontario aims to improve participation at the entry-level, enhance its development programs for athletes, coaches, and officials, and be recognized for the excellence of our members at all levels of the sport.
Karate Canada is a not-for-profit corporation constituted under Part II of the Canada Corporations Act, with the objective of describing and incorporating all activities related to the promotion, organization, regulation and popularization of the sport of karate all over Canada, of protecting the physical and emotional health of athletes, and of promoting the interests of karate throughout Canada.