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

HARMONIZER - 2016 - 2018 ISSUES


Volume 27, Issue 3 - November 2018

  • Message from the President
  • Internal Announcement—2019 Registration Changes
  • Internal Announcement
  • SWKKF Member’s Conduct Expectations
  • SWKKF Dojo Etiquette
  • Inspirational trip to Nationals
  • Karate Kazoku
  • My First Shintani Team Training 2018
  • Hamiota Karate Club 30 years and going strong
  • Key Components of a Warm-Up Routine
  • A Summer Fling with Karate - Old School Style
  • South Calgary Wado Kai Karate Club Athlete Battles for Gold Medal at the WKF World Championships
  • Wendy & Brittany Logger Memorial Fund
  • The Journey to a Black Belt
  • Sensei Natalie Olson
  • Shintani Athletes to Junior Pan American Championships, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Sensei Ron & Sensei Sanford Visit Hamiota and Carlyle
  • A Thank You
  • My Experience at the P.O.P. Wado Kai Clinic and Tournament
  • Ask the Senseis: What was Your First Meeting with Sensei Shintani like?
  • Sensei Rick Leveille - Bush Karate Man
  • Sensei Ron Visits Calgary
  • Thunder Bay Kata Clinic 2018
  • Sensei Ron’s 5 Rules
  • National Shindo Symposium 2019
  • From the Harmonizer

Volume 27, Issue 2 - June 2018

  • Message from the President
  • Internal Announcement
  • R.E.A.C.H.
  • How To Get Over Sports Anxiety: Join Karate as an Adult
  • Karate Canada Nationals 2018 / Junior National Cup and US Open...
  • Shintani Team 2017-2018 Year Review
  • Whitecourt’s 16th Annual Karate Tournament
  • Ask the Senseis: What should New Students look for when choosing...
  • Hay River Wado Kai Karate Club
  • Training with a Legend
  • Interview with Sensei Paul Louis Roentgen
  • Navigating Ethics and Compromise in Martial Arts
  • Bill “Superfoot” Wallace Visits Edmonton
  • 5 Tips For a Successful Karate Tournament Trip
  • Glamorgan Karate Club take Welland by Storm!
  • National Tournament Symposium— Farm Tour
  • National Tournament Symposium—First Workout Jarvis Wado Kai...
  • The National Hanshi Shintani Memorial Karate Clinics—Port Dover
  • The Shintani National Team Selection Process in National Tournament...
  • Hanshi Shintani National Tournament & Clinic
  • My First National Tournament and Shintani Team Tryouts
  • P.O.P. Wado Kai Clinic
  • Proud to Train With Super Feet!
  • 10 Questions with Sensei Darren Marshall
  • National Tournament Symposium Pictures
  • Shintani Team Training
  • SWKKF National Tournament Donations 2018
  • From the Harmonizer

Volume 27, Issue 1 - February 2018

  • Message from the President
  • Chief Instructor’s Commentary
  • Edson Karate Tournament 2018
  • The Canadians are Invading
  • Sensei Ron Mattie Visits Jarvis Wado Kai Club
  • Interview with SWKKF Senate Member Sensei Brad Cosby
  • Ask the Senseis: What's a Common Mistake that most Karateka make when just starting out?
  • Inter Club Tournament
  • Profile Interview: Kettlebell Training with Sensei Brodie Hicks
  • Regional Workout, Port Colborne, Ontario
  • Exciting Class – Sensei Ron Mattie comes to Delhi Dojo
  • Thunder Bay Wado Kai Tournament Collage
  • Shintani National Banquet
  • SWKKF Election Results 2018
  • From the Harmonizer Committee

Volume 26, Issue 3 - November 2017

  • Message from the President
  • SWKKF Strategic Plan
  • Chief Instructor’s Report
  • Tournament Talk
  • Kawartha Dojos Trek North
  • Sparring strategies clinic – Thunder Bay
  • 2017 Shintani Team Summer Training Camp
  • The Irish International Karate Open in Dublin Ireland
  • 13th Annual Glamorgan Karate Club Tournament is a huge success!
  • 37th Annual Delhi Karate Tournament
  • Sparring Strategies Clinic in Thunder Bay Ontario
  • The Importance of Tournament Competition
  • Interview with Sensei Neil Prime
  • Persistence Pays Off
  • Dynamic Karate’s Annual Clinic 2017
  • 13th Annual Glamorgan Karate Club Pre-Tournament Adult Seminar
  • Dojo Visit in Manitoba
  • Sensei Ron’s visit to Hamiota
  • P.O.P. Wado Kai 2nd Annual Tournament
  • Meagan Fidyk, Shintani Scholarship Recipient
  • Annual National Shindo Clinic
  • From the Harmonizer Committee

Volume 26, Issue 2 - June 2017

  • Message from the President
  • Shintani Wado Kai Northern Seminars Tour
  • Tribute To Sensei Shintani
  • Welland Black Belt Grading - June 10
  • South Calgary Wado-Kai Karate 20th Annual Spring
  • Just Some Important Benefits of Wado Kai Karate
  • Sensei Ron Mattie’s visit to St Catharines
  • P.O.P Wado Kai Delivers on Inaugural Tournament
  • Sparring Strategies Clinic Edmonton May 2017
  • Sensei Mattie Visits the Elk Valley Wado Kai Dojo
  • Yellowknife Shindo Black Belt Grading and Clinic
  • Delhi Karate Club
  • National Friday Night Clinic Collage
  • From the Moose Mountains to Niagara Falls!
  • National Shintani Memorial Clinic and Tournament Collage
  • Shindo Grading June 24, 2017
  • National Tournament Weekend 2017 – Team Tryouts
  • Road trip with the Family!
  • SWKKF makes History in Radford, Virginia
  • SWKKF VISION, MISSION and VALUES
  • From the Harmonizer Committee

Volume 26, Issue 1 - February 2017

  • Message from the President Talking the Talk
  • Olds Alberta
  • Black Belt Clinic—Dec 11 - Use of Force
  • Shindo Workshop & Grading, Didsbury, Alberta
  • Sensei Ron Mattie comes to the Delhi Karate Club
  • And you weren’t there…
  • St. Catharines Club Workout with the Senate
  • Shindo Clinic - Delhi Karate
  • 35th Annual SWKKF Tournament
  • 4 + 1 Rules to take your Karate to the next level!
  • 12th Annual Glamorgan Karate Club Tournament
  • Sensei Ron Visits Glamorgan Wado Kai
  • Sensei Ron comes to Jarvis
  • Judging and Training Clinic in Yellowknife NWT
  • Hamiota Hosting the Manitoba Provincials
  • Edson 2017 Wado Kai Karate Tournament & Workshops
  • Thunder Bay Wado Kai 5th Annual Tournament & Clinics
  • Nos Premier Jours au Nordik Wado Kai
  • Sensei Ron
  • Glamorgaon Black Belt Grading Poster

Volume 25, Issue 1 - February 2016

  • Message from the President
  • Edmonton Scorekeeping and Judging Clinic
  • 6th Annual National Shindo Clinic
  • SWKKF 2016-2017 National Team
  • 2014-2016 National Team
  • Coaching Award by Karate Canada
  • Edmonton Clinic
  • Annual Thunder Bay Wado Kai Karate Tournament
  • Annual Simcoe South Karate Tournament
  • Sensei Ron Mattie and Sensei Michel Gosselin Clinic
  • Simcoe South 34th Tournament
  • Moose Mountain Attends Karate Canada Nationals
  • Advanced Bunkai Seminar
  • Karate Canada Nationals
  • Edson 2016 Tournament
  • South Calgary Shindo
  • 6th Annual National Shindo Clinic Collage
  • SWKKF Election Results 2016
  • SWKKF Sanctioned Events
  • From the Harmonizer Committee

Volume 25, Issue 3 - December 2016

  • Message from the President
  • Chief Instructor’s Report
  • Introduction of SWKKF Bunkai Program
  • Beginning of a new karate year
  • Teaching
  • 2016-17 Shintani National Team - Japan
  • Sensei Mattie visits the Edson Wado Kai dojo
  • Warman Saskatchewan
  • Dynamic Karate’s 6th Annual Clinic with Sensei Ron Mattie
  • Kicks for Kids and other Adventures
  • Meet Sensei Natalie Olson
  • Sensei Mattie – ASKA BB Workout
  • Sensei Ron Mattie visit to Edmonton
  • Kawartha Lakes Clinic and Tournament
  • Mouse Mountain Sensei Ron Mattie’s Visit
  • Saskatchewan Black Belt Grading
  • Annual National Shindo Clinic
  • South Calgary Wado Kai Karate
  • The Harmonizer Committee

SWKKF VISION

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 VALUES

• Honour • Excellence • Kindness • Humility

SWKKF MISSION

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 14, 2018 | Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation © 2018