Manchester JKF Wadokai on Youtube
You can view our films here as well as links to some other films of leading JKF Wadokai karateka.
Seishan and Chinto kata
This clip shows a nice clear performance of seishan kata by Khoji Okumachi, a student of Arakawa sensei. You can also see him performing chinto kata. Okumachi sensei teaches in Tokyo and still trains weekly with Toru Arakawa.
Here is Arakawa sensei demonstrating chinto from the Wadokai Kata series dvd and finally, a short film from a training session at our Didsbury dojo with Katsube sensei explaining part of the kata.
Tanto dori - knife defence
This is one of a series of clips of one our teachers, Dr Hakoishi sensei with his student Sachio Hayasaka 5th Dan explaining Wadoryu tanto dori (knife defence) techniques. The clips are from a Tokyo seminar held in 2008.
Some karate groups who are active in JKF Wadokai:
Wadokai Karate Federation - a group training in the north east of England and following Shingo Ohgami 8th Dan.
Svenska Wadokai - Swedish JKF Wado Kai, led by top instructor Shingo Ohgami sensei 8th Dan.
Keady JKF Wadokai - a karate club in Keady, Northern Ireland who are following the traditional training methods.
Swiss Wadokai Karatedo Renmei - the karate group of Roberto Danubio 7th Dan.