Welcome to the official website of the Australian Wado-Ryu Karate.
Based in Western Australian, the Chief instructor is Sensei Michael GUNN he has more than 30 years’ experience in Wado Ryu karate and holds a 5th Dan, he is a current West Australian State team coach.
The style is member with of the Australian Karate Federation (AKF) and affiliated with the World Karate Federation (WKF).
Wado Ryu is one of the original 4 styles of Karate started by Sensei OTSUKA in Tokyo Japan it is a mixture of Karate and Jujutsu making it a fast and graceful martial art.
Wado WA although the training is traditional there is a competitive stream where students compete in tournaments testing their skills against the other karate styles.
Self-defence is a major part of our training with the fusion of Jujutsu and Karate allowing for students to learn strikes, throws and wrist locks and arm bars. All instructors (black belts) are accredited level 1 coaches through the Australian Sports commission, they all hold working with Children checks and provide all students with safe but fun training area.
The Black belts are of international standard having been graded by the Wado Ryu hierarchy from Japan.
New members welcome including all levels and abilities 5 years and up come and join our family friendly clubs.