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

SHINTANI WADO KAI KARATE FEDERATION


"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."
- Hanshi Shintani -

THE SHINTANI WADO KAI KARATE FEDERATION

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation (SWKKF) was founded by Hanshi 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 2500 students with 400+ active black belts.

The greatest densities of members are in southern Ontario and Alberta, with continued growth in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, 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.

BLACK BELT GRADINGS

Review requirements on being a black belt within the SWKKF.

FIND A DOJO (CLUB)

Interested in learning karate? Search for a club! We have clubs across Canada.

SENSEI RON MATTIE

Find out where Sensei Ron Mattie, Chief Instructor will be next!

HARMONIZER NEWSLETTER

The SWKKF official newsletter with articles from members.

MEMBER CONDUCT

Read more about member conduct expectations.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Explore sanctioned SWKKF events in your area!

PRESIDENT MESSAGE

Message from SWKKF President Sensei Denis Labbé to all.

HISTORY OF SHINDO

Shindo was devised by Hanshi Shintani, a gift to all.

SWKKF TEAM

Visit the SWKKF Team website for information.

SWKKF POLICIES

View SWKKF policies, procedures and general information.

HISTORY OF KARATE

A brief history of Wado-Kai Karate and its origins.

SWKKF VIDEOS

Many katas are available for purchase and download!

SWKKF VISION STATEMENT

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation will be the premiere traditional karate and Shindo organization in North America, through the work of our highly skilled and dedicated instructors in developing unparalleled character, skill and pride in our students.

SWKKF MISSION STATEMENT

The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation is an inclusive organization modeling Hanshi Shintani's kindness and humility, through the teaching of his traditional karate and Shindo.


Last updated: December 2, 2019 | Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation © 2019