"You are not finished when you lose. You are finished when you quit." - Sensei Masaru Shintani

SWKKF Mission Statement


We are a family oriented traditional karate organization focusing on Sensei Masaru Shintani's teachings and values of kindness and humility.
Our goal is to move into the future with ties to the past developing confident individuals who will be positive role models within the community.
"Wado, way to harmony and peace the finest quality of human race, a total goal to peace on earth. We the Wado students of Karate must be the leaders of unity and happiness through the universe. And guide our students to an ultimate human alliance with understanding."
- Sensei Shintani -

SWKKF

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF) was founded by Sensei Masaru Shintani in 1966.  The SWKKF is one of the largest martial arts organization of a single style in North America.  Current registered membership is approximately 3000 students with 400+ active black belts.

The greatest densities of members are in southern Ontario and Alberta, with continued growth in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and the USA.  The SWKKF also supports a national team to represent the organization at various tournaments both within and outside the organization.

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation

SWKKF


The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF) was founded by Sensei Masaru Shintani in 1966.  The SWKKF is one of the largest martial arts organization of a single style in North America.  Current registered membership is approximately 3000 students with 400+ active black belts.

The greatest densities of members are in southern Ontario and Alberta, with continued growth in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Québec, Northwest Territories, British Columbia and the USA.  The SWKKF also supports a national team to represent the organization at various tournaments both within and outside the organization.

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    Black Belt
    Grading Requirements

    Prerequisites for black belt gradings within the SWKKF. Applications are also available.

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    The Harmonizer
    Our Official Newsletter

    The Harmonizer is composed of articles from the SWKKF membership.

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  • President

    Message From
    The President

    Sensei Denis Labbé
    President of the SWKKF

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SWKKF Mission Statement

We are a family oriented traditional karate organization focusing on Sensei Masaru Shintani's teachings and values of kindness and humility.
Our goal is to move into the future with ties to the past developing confident individuals who will be positive role models within the community.

SWKKF Mission Statement

We are a family oriented traditional karate organization focusing on Sensei Masaru Shintani's teachings and values of kindness and humility.

Our goal is to move into the future with ties to the past developing confident individuals who will be positive role models within the community.

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