Wado International Karate_Do Federation

Wado Kokusai Events

  • Summer Course
    (IRE - June 2014)
  • Leaders Course
    (GBR - June 2014)
  • Summer Course
    (ITA - June 2014)
  • Summer Course
    (PRT - July 2014)
  • Summer Course
    (GBR - Aug 2014)
  • Summer Course
    (ESP - Aug 2014)
  • Training Camp
    (FIN - Sept 2014)
  • Panamerican Champ
    (CUW - Sept 2014)
  • European Champ
    (CYP - Oct 2014)
  • Wado Kokusai - Japan Trip
    (JPN - April 2015)

WIKF Ireland Karate Summer Course 2014
Coke Dojo, Drogheda

Hosted by Sensei Philip Smith, 5th Dan
in Conjuction With  Sensei Jon Wicks, 8th Dan

20th June, 2014

Saturday –
21st June, 2014

Sunday –
22nd June, 2014

5pm – 6pm
(White – Blue Belts)

10.30am – 11.30am
(Black Belts Only)

11.30am – 1pm
(All Grades)

6pm – 7.30pm
(Purple Belt Upwards)

11.30am – 1pm
(White – Blue Belts)

1.15pm – Kyu Grading
(White – Brown Belts)

Private Dan Prep. Class
(Separate Class - €20pp)
7.30pm – 8.30pm

1.30pm – 3.30pm
(Purple Belt Upwards)



4pm – Dan Grading



3 days Training (€30) & Grading is €15 or €15 per day Training & €20 Grading

3 days Training (€40 ) & Grading is €20 or €15 per days Training & €30 Grading

Private Dan Preparations Class with Jon Wicks is €20 – this Class is for those going for Dan Grading Only.

Dan Grading Fees - £35 for Certificate for all Dan Grades being Taken

Juniors – 1st Dan  £70        
1st Dan – £120             
3rd Dan – £140               
5th Dan - £200


Leaders Course - 2014

The Wado International Karate-Do Federation's leaders course is the most important course you can attend this year. These courses are only open to 1st Dan and above. The aimed is to unite our technique safeguarding the authentic Wado as taught by our founder.

28th - 29th June 2014

Saturday 1.00pm till 3.00pm / 3.30pm till 5.30pm
Sunday 10.00am till 12.00pm / 12.30pm till 2.30pm

Lewis Sports and Leisure/ Harris CTC College
Maberley Road, London, SE19 2JH (Crystal Palace)
Tel: 020 8 771 4508

£50 single day, £90 two days

People who are going to grade must contact eleni3@mac.com to pre-register before they are going for Dan Grading. If you fail to do so you are risking that no grading time will be booked

WIKF Italy - International Course

Dear friends WIKF belonging to the family, I decided to organize in the area
where I live and teach a stage technician with Sensei Jon Wicks.

I invite you to think of wanting to participate because I have tried to combine the stage for a holiday, as you can see from the photo, our family while we'll
train, you can enjoy the sun and the sea, the prices that I managed to get
considering the period and the four stars are extremely competitive, the
building is 500 meters from the hotel and if you want you could potrarre
your holiday with the same special prices. I kindly ask you to publish the
poster translated into English on the websites of individual nations WIKF, I
have a lot of enthusiasm in wanting to grow WIKF Italy and I hope that you
are rewarding me with your kind presence.

Alessandro Sciarra

Italy June 2014

WIKF Portugal Summer Course

4th - 6th July 2014


Download PDF

UK Summer Course

1st, 2nd and 3rd August 2014

Fri: 18:00 pm - 21:00 pm
Sat:11 am - 14:00 pm
Sun:10 am - 13:00 pm

Potential referees course Saturday after 13:00. Numbers depending.

Dan Grading Sunday:14:00 onwards
(Students wishing to take their Dan Grade should attend the full course)

Stratford Upon Avon High School,
Alcester Rd, Stratford Upon Avon,
Warwickshire, CV37, 9DH

Tel. 01789 268051

Weekend Pass:
Member Senior £80 / Junior £45.
Non/Member senior £100 / Junior £65

Day Pass:
Member Senior £45 / Junior £25.
Non/Member Senior £ 55 / Junior £35

WIKF Spain Summer Course

18th - 22nd August 2014

Sensei Jon Wicks (World Chief Instructor)
Sensei Wim Massee (7th Dan)
Sensei Joaquin Gonzalves (6th Dan)


Summer Course Poster


Traditional Wado Ryu Training Camp

5th - 7th September 2014

Vantaa - Finland


Finland Sept 2014


Curacao, January 27, 2014
Our ref.:WKO2014.01.27.01


Dear Wado friend,

It is with great honor that we invite you to participate in the 2014 Panamerican WIKF championship which will take place on September 19 and 20, 2014 in Sentro Deportivo Korsou in Curacao.
Prior to the championship there will be training seminars with world chief instructor Jon Wicks on September 17 and 18, culminating with Dan exams on September 18.

The categories will be in principle the WKF individual Kata and Kumite categories in adult divisions, Female and Male veterans divisions and tanto dori. Youth categories can also be organized if there is sufficient interest.
If you have additional suggestions, we would appreciate this as soon as possible.
Soon we will be sending out more details about the championship and the seminars.

All participants will receive a certificate of participation.
The participation fees are:
- Competition; USD 45.00 for each competitor
- Seminars; USD 35.00 for each participant per class
We would appreciate to receive a notice of participation before May 31, 2014 and expect confirmation of participation by August 1, 2014 at william.millerson@gmail.com.

We look forward to your participation and guarantee you the best of the best in Curacao.

William Millerson

PDF LogoInvitation Letter (24KB)


3rd - 5th October 2014


Dear WIKF members,

We have great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the 17th WIKF European Karate Championship which will be held in Nicosia from 3 to 5 October 2014.
Please find enclosed the bulletin for the Championships which includes information about Cyprus, accommodation, competition venue, activities prior to the Championships the competition program and other related matters.

We look forward to welcoming you in Cyprus.

Best regards,
Marios Vatiliotis



Information Pack (3Mb)

PDFWeight Categories for Registration (221KB)


Japan Trip 2015

Dear All,

I'm pleased to announce our proposed 2015 WIKF trip to Japan.

We are planning to go to Kyoto this time, as well as to Kanazawa and Takayama. It is a 12 days trip (including the flights) and it is going to be around the 1st and 2nd week of April which are some of the most beautiful times to visit Japan. Please find attached the itinerary which is saved as an excel document. If you have any problem opening the attachment, let me know.  

Price will vary according to the size of the group but will be as follows for example:

  • If we are a group of 35: £1,440 (English sterling).

  • If we are a group of 45: £1,310 (English sterling).

  • If we are a group of 50: £1,280 (English sterling).

The price includes:

  • Hotel accommodation.

  • 10 times breakfast, 5 times lunch and 6 times supper.

  • Private Coach transportation

The (return) flight to Japan is not included. I will check for flights as soon as I have an idea of how many of us will travel from London to Japan, so I might be able to get a better price.

We are going to split the amount into 3 installments like we have done on our previous trips, so it will be easier for most of us to pay. I do need to know however as soon as possible how many of you will be interested to join us in this trip, so please email me to let me know. Then I will be asking for a deposit so we can secure the bookings.

There will be 3 training sessions included in the trip so please see the attached itinerary for more details.

  • Day 1: Flight to Kansai Airport, Osaka

  • Day 2: We will arrive at Kansai Airport and we will be transferred to Kyoto.  (Japanese buffet style dinner at hotel, is included)

  • Day 3: Full-day city sightseeing tour of Kyoto including (Nijo-jo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple, movie village) (Breakfast and Lunch are included)

  • Day 4: Karate Training in the morning; the rest of the day will be free. (Breakfast is included)

  • Day 5: Karate Training in the morning; the rest of the day will be free. (Breakfast is included)

  • Day 6: Karate Training in the morning; the rest of the day will be free. (Breakfast is included)

  • Day 7: Will visit Kanazawa. Full-day sightseeing tour of Kanazawa

Including: Gold leaf industrial arts, Kaga yuzen, Kenroku Park, ninja temple. Lunch at local restaurant, Japanese dinner at Yamashiro Hot spring hotel (Japanese style hotel). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner are included)

  • Day 8: Visit Takayama. Full-day sightseeing tour of Takayama, including: Wake up world heritage, Shirakawa volost, Furukawa drum. Will have lunch at local restaurant. Dinner at Hotel, Buffet style. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner are included)

  • Day 9: Free day, Dinner at Hotel. (Breakfast and Dinner are included)

  • Day 10: Sightseeing at  The Northern Alps and Mt. Hotaka. Japanese dinner at hotel (Buffet style). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner are included)

  • Day 11: Travel to Osaka. Japanese dinner at restaurant,  (Buffet style). (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner are included)

  • Day 12: Osaka to Kansai Airport. (Breakfast is included)

These trips have always been very successful and attended by WIKF members throughout the world.  Many people come time and time again so hurry and let me know your numbers so we can begin the count down!!

It does not have to just be students who attend, it is open to all family members or friends with you, and pass this information to other members of your club who might be interested in joining us.

I am looking forward to hear from you,

Best Regards,

Eleni Labiri -Suzuki