The Three "K's"

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.

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Courses

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.

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Competitions

There are three internal competitions each year, from our National Championships to club competitions.

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We are an organisation that has been providing top quality tuition in Karate for almost 40 years.

We are an organisation that has been providing top quality tuition in Karate for almost 40 years.

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.

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Why Washinkai?

There are many Karate groups out there but here are three reasons why you should be training with us!

Members of the
English Karate Federation

The ONLY Karate National Governing Body for Karate recognised by the World Karate Federation and International Olympic Committee

East of England

Clubs located in the East.

Ireland

Clubs located in Ireland.

London & Surrey

Clubs in London & Surrey.

South of England

Clubs located in the South.

Spain

Clubs located in Spain.

West of England

Clubs located in the West.

Quick FAQ

No, loose clothing is fine. Talk to your instructor before buying any kit. Some clubs have special offers for new students.

A Tribute

Graham New Video
A tribute to Washinkai pioneer and good friend, Sensei Graham Smith (6th Dan).
 

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