Meet new people, learn an authentic and realistic form of karate from qualified instructors.
Washinkai Karate has a comprehensive syllabus from basic techniques to advanced takedowns. You will receive the best Washinkai has to offer.
We will be with you every step of the way.
Kihon, Kata & Kumite are the three building blocks of good Karate. In Washinkai you will receive a good grounding in all of them, from there its up to you.
We host a number of courses each year, from one day events to a week long Summer Course.
We also host courses for specific students, such as our Yudansha course, just for black belts.
In 1977 Shihan Chris Thompson had a vision of how Wado-Ryu Karate could be progressed and enhanced, today almost 40 years later, Washinkai Karate is that vision.Read More About Washinkai
There are many Karate groups out there but here are three reasons why you should be training with us!
Washinkai Karate was created in 1977 by Shihan Chris Thompson and since its inception has gone from strength to strength.
All Instructors of Washinkai Karate go through a rigorous selection process and training scheme.
Washinkai Karate can claim the distinction of being recognised by the Japan Karate Federation as a complete style.
The complete Kyu grade syllabus from Orange to Brown belt, includes videos of the pair work. Members Login required
Online Syllabus for 1st to 5th Dan, includes video of the advanced pair work. Members Login required
The ONLY Karate National Governing Body for Karate recognised by the World Karate Federation and International Olympic Committee