Welcome to the official web page of the Canadian Wado Ryu Karate Federation. The C.W.K.F. is the only recognized Wado-Ryu organization in Canada affiliated with Wado-Ryu Renmei of Japan and Wado-Academy of England. Wado Ryu Karate is one of the four major styles of Japanese Karate. The techniques used are integrated with Yoshin Ryu Jujitsu and Karate to form a complete martial art. Wado means the way of peace and harmony. We strive to attain a deep harmony and peace in mind and body. The program prides itself on providing the highest standard of martial arts, self defense, fitness, competition results and overall enjoyment.
The C.W.K.F. is the only recognized Wado-Ryu organization in Canada affiliated with Wado-Ryu Renmei of Japan and Wado Academy of England. Sensei Alex Waith, is the Chief Instructor of the Canadian Wado-Ryu Karate Federation and the main instructor for the adult karate program. The C.W.K.F. is a growing organization that has sought to maintain the highest standard of teaching and excellence. Regular classes take place at the Bayview/Sheppard YMCA three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
The Kids/youth karate program has been running for over 25 years at the North York YMCA. The program is overseen by a number of internationally recognized and highly skilled black belt instructors. Classes occur three times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.