These are the
Affiliations and Associations
we are connected to
Ontario Karate Federation
The Ontario Karate Federation (OKF) works together with individual clubs to increase your skills and help you grow to be the best karate athlete you can be.
The Ontario Karate Federation is focused on improving the promotion and accessibility of the sport of karate to its members and to the general public. The aim is to improve participation at the entry level; to enhance development programs for athletes, coaches and officials; and to be recognized for the excellence of our members at all levels of sport.
Through transparency, regular communications, and active involvement of all members, OKF will continue to expand its member benefits and provide innovative and accessible programs across all areas of development. Members from across the province are encouraged to provide feedback, be active within the organization to benefit from involvement with the OKF and its other members.
OKF is your partner for development, community and certification.
The Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy is open to all practitioners of Wado-Ryu Karate who wish to follow the true teachings of the founder of Wado-Ryu Karate-Do, Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka I. The Wado Academy is headed by his grandson, Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka III and the chief instructor is M. Shiomitsu 9th Dan Hanshi. Since it’s conception in 1989 the Wado Academy has grown into a huge organization with affiliated clubs worldwide.
Wado-Ryu is headed by Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka III, grandson of founder Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka I. A unique point about Wado-Ryu is that Wado-Ryu Karate is a mixture of Shinto-Yoshin-Ryu Jujutsu and Karate. Contrary to other styles of karate which were introduced to Japan from Okinawa as a Karate around 1922. Wado-Ryu developed entirely on the mainland of Japan as Karate and Jujutsu Kenpo.
The karate organization recognized by the federal government through the ministry of sport and recreation in Canada.
American Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy (AWKA)
Wado Ryu organization in the USA recognized by the Wado Ryu Academy