INTRODUCTION First and foremost karate is a martial art. The word karate “means empty hand”. Wado Ryu is the style we practice which means “the way of peace”. What can karate do for you. ? Most people start karate or another martial art for self defence reasons. Yes karate will equip you with these skills but it can also do far more for you.
You will gain - Better fitness and flexibility. Better concentration and mental agility. To be more confident and focused. Have better respect and discipline. Increased self esteem.
No these won’t happen overnight, but with regular training you will learn and gain many of these skills.
Welcome To The Midland Wado Association Website. The home of leicester’s, Oadby, Evington And Thurmaston Wado Ryu Karate Clubs. Please take a look around.
“ The Midland Wado Associations mission is to teach Karate to the technical standards set out by the Karate masters of Wado Kai ”
Sensei Russell Goold
Midland Wado Association is based around three local friendly clubs which all share a common goal to teach traditional Wado Ryu Karate. Our students range from 6 years to over 60 in age and from many different cultural and geographical backgrounds. Our Sensei's (instructors) have over half a century of training and teaching between them, with many having trained under Japanese masters. If you are interested then come down to one of our clubs where you can either watch or take part. “Just hit the club badge link below to find out more”.