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

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Form Assistance

Kata definition is “forms” – Pinan Shodan, Pinan Nidan, etc are examples of Kata.
Kumite is sparring.
Shindo is the art form with a short bow weapon. Typically green belt and up perform Shindo.


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.


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: February 19, 2020 | Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation © 2020