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Japan Trip 2009

In mid August 2009, a squad from the Wado Ryu Karate Do Academy assembled in Tokyo, Japan, to spend up to 2 weeks training, competing, socialising and sightseeing.
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Sensei Shiomitsu 9th Dan Hanshi demonstrating Wado karate Tanto Dori with Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi in 2008. Sensei Shiomitsu 9th Dan Hanshi demonstrating Wado karate Tanto Dori with Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi in 2008.
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Demonstration by Kobayashi Sensei Demonstration by Kobayashi Sensei of his visit from Japan to Haslemere karate Academy in 2006. Here he demonstrates knife defence or Tanto Dori.
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Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi is a regular visitor to the clubs. He has been teaching regular seminars on grappling and groundwork for us since 2001, before MMA became as popular as it is today.
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Kobayashi Sensei demonstrating Idori In 2006 a group of Japanese Karateka from Japan came to England and gave a demonstration at the Haslemere karate club during their week long stay. This video shows their instructors, including Kobayashi Sensei demonstrating Idori or kneeling defence.
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Glyn Curtis 1st Dan Competing Farnham and Haslemere club Black Belt Glyn Curtis enjoyed success on the tournament circuit beyond 40 years of age. In 2009 he represented England Wado Ryo in Japan at the world championships and he is shown here at the national championships scoring from the start of a bout.
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Sensei Wayne Otto OBE Sensei Wayne Otto OBE 9 times world and European champion demonstrates kumite and sparring with a brown belt at Haslemere karate academy in 2008.
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Demonstration of Tanto Dori Demonstration of Tanto Dori at the 2006 Inter club tournament held at Farnham Wado Academy club.
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Demonstration of Wado Ryu Kihon Kumite 1-10 Demonstration of Wado Ryu Kihon Kumite 1-10 from Wado kai students, led by Sensei's Kobayashi and Kimura at Haslemere karate club in spring 2006.
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Wado Ryu Chinto kata Wado Ryu Chinto kata from England squad member Gordon Fong, performed at the 2005 Wado Ryu World Championships.
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Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi Sensei Arthur Meek 7th Dan Renshi visits the Farnham club twice a year and gives practical guidance on self defence. He effortlessly relates Wado Ryu karate to his experiences in Boxing, Kickboxing and MMA etc.
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Kumite Gata numbers 1-7 Kumite Gata numbers 1-7 demonstrated by Gordon Fong and partner to visiting Japanese Wado kai group at Haslemere karate club in 2006.
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Sensei Wayne Otto OBE Clip from training session with Sensei Wayne Otto OBE, 9 times World and European champion and England coach at Haslemere karate club.
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Demonstration of Chinto kata Demonstration of Chinto kata by a visiting group of Wado kai experts from Tokyo, Japan in 2006 at Haslemere Karate club, Surrey.
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Clip of the final seconds of the 2006 Inter club tournament at Farnham Karate Academy. Clip of the final seconds of the 2006 Inter club tournament at Farnham Karate Academy.
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Wado Ryu karate kumite at World championships Footage from men's Wado Ryu karate kumite at World championships in Tokyo, Japan 2009.
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News Headlines

Wado Academy Winter Course 2017
The bookings forms will be available soon. The dates are Sat Feb 18th to Weds Feb 22nd at the Guildford Spectrum.

Xmas closing dates 2016
Farnham - Last class Sunday 18th Dec. Reopens Sunday 8th Jan

Haslemere - Last class 14th Dec. Reopens Weds 4th Jan.

Aldershot - Last class Weds 21st. Reopens Weds 4th Jan.

Beginners
We often get asked about beginners courses. We don't run them specifically, but beginners are welcome at any time at any lesson. Call us if you want to chat first, all serious students welcome.

New Dan Grade syllabus
The Dan Grade syllabus for 2015-2017 is now available at this link. http://wado.karateforum.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Dan-Grade-Syllabus-2015-2017.pdf