Wado Pentecost Seminar 2023 with JKF and DKV Dan Examinations in Berlin
Once again the international Wado family met at our Wado Pentecost Course from May 26 - 29, 2023 in Berlin. The seminar was led by Koichi Shimura (Chairman JKF Wado-Kai Technical Committee, 8th Dan JKF Wado Kai) and Shuzo Imai (9th Dan Wado Ryu DKV, 7th Dan JKF Wado Kai). We were all very happy about the reunion and the training with a total of 130 participants from Belgium, England, Estonia, Denmark, Germany, Finland, Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland and Hungary.
Wado Pentecost Seminar 2022 with JKF Wado Kai and DKV Dan Examinations in Berlin
Finally training together again!
What a great joy - after three years of pandemic break the international Wado family met at our Wado Pentecost Seminar in Berlin. Koichi Shimura (8th Dan JKF Wado Kai) and Shuzo Imai (9th Dan Wado Ryu DKV, 7th Dan JKF Wado Kai) were also very happy about the reunion with the 140 participants from Belgium, England, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Ireland, Sweden and Switzerland.
JKF Wado-Kai Seminar in Budapest
What a joy of reunion! After two years, under special Covid-19 conditional hygiene requirements, the JKF Wado-Kai seminar with more than 100 participants could take place on 29 and 30 January 2022 in Budapest. It was my great honor and pleasure together with Shuzo Imai sensei to lead this seminar. We all enjoyed it very much to train together again. My special thanks to Gali Csaba sensei and his family for their warm hospitality.
Finally training together again!
Wado ryu seminar with Christina Gutz (7th Dan Wado ryu) and Bernd Alscher (7th Dan Wado ryu) on 09/11/2021 in Berlin. Although the number of participants was limited due to the Covid-19 hygiene measures, it was good to finally train together again at Berlin state level after such a long time. Bernd Alscher and Christina Gutz taught selected Wado ryu partner exercises like Kihon Kumite, Kumite Gata, Tantodori and Kata Chinto. Our thanks go to all participants!
(More photos under "Galery - Pictures")
Wado ryu Online Training with Christina Gutz
Thank you for attending my seven Wado ryu online trainings since February 2021. We are optimistic that the dojos will open soon. Therefore, the last in this series of trainings was held on May 28, 2021. I was very happy about the participation of more than 80 karateka from different styles and nations like Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden and Hungary. Thank you also for your positive feedback. In conclusion, here are some slides of my training contents of Tenshin Happo, Sente and Sanmi-Ittai and some pictures.
Wado ryu Online-Training with Christina Gutz
More than 50 karateka from different nations and different styles are attending the Wado ryu online training since February 2021. Thank you for your positive feedback. Like you, I am convinced that we can only win through an exchange and a joint training. We are united by the idea of budo and the budo principles are the same in all martial arts.
Very gladly I follow your request and offer my Wado ryu online training during the lockdown and the closed dojos and gyms now fortnightly on Friday, odd weeks from 07:30 pm - 09:00 pm (CET): 16 April 2021, 30 April 2021,14 May 2021 … To sign up, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive your login information.
Shingo Ohgami Sensei (1941 - 2019)
Mit großer Bestürzung haben wir vom Tod Shingo Ohgami Senseis (8. Dan JKF Wado-Kai) erfahren. Er hinterlässt eine große Lücke, aber ebenso ein großes technisches und geistiges Erbe für die Budo Familie. Unser tiefes Mitgefühl gilt seiner Familie, seinen Schülern und Freunden.
Shingo Ohgami sensei (1941 - 2019)
With profound sorrow we have learnt of the death of Shingo Ohgami sensei (8th Dan JKF Wado-Kai). He leaves a big gab, but also a great technical and spiritual heritage for the budo familiy. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family, his students and friends.
Christina Gutz und Bernd Alscher haben am 7. September 2018 ihre Prüfung zum 7. Dan Wado Ryu in Neuss bestanden. Herzlichen Glückwunsch! Mitglieder der DKV Prüfungskommission waren Shuzo Imai (8. Dan Wado Ryu), Jamal Measara (9. Dan Karate, 7. Dan Aikido, 8. Dan Kobudo), Ulrich Heckhuis (8. Dan Goju Ryu) und Roland Hantzsche (8. Dan Karate).
Christina Gutz and Bernd Alscher passed her 7th Dan Wado ryu examination on September 07, 2018 in Neuss. Members of the board of examiners were Shuzo Imai (8th Dan Wado ryu), Jamal Measara (9th Dan Karate, 7th Dan Aikido, 8th Dan Kobudo), Ulrich Heckhuis (8th Dan Goju ryu) und Roland Hantzsche (8th Dan Karate).
Hideho Takagi Sensei verstarb an 14. August 2018
Mit großer Betroffenheit haben wir erfahren, dass Hideho Takagi Sensei, 8. Dan und Vorsitzender des JKF Wado-Kai Technical Committee, verstorben ist. Der Tod von Takagi Sensei bedeutet für JKF Wado-Kai und die gesamte Wado Gemeinschaft einen großen Verlust.
Unser Mitgefühl gilt seiner Familie in dieser schweren Zeit.
Hideho Takagi sensei passed away on August 14, 2018
Wadokai Deutschland Sohonbu is deeply saddened to learn the passing of Hideho Takagi sensei, 8th Dan and head of the JKF Wado-Kai Technical Committee. The death of Takagi sensei means a great loss for JKF Wado-Kai and the entire Wado community.
Our condulences are with his family at this sad time.
Christina Gutz: Lasst uns feiern, was wir teilen
Wado und TSYR Freundschaftslehrgang mit Toby Threadgill (USA), Shuzo Imai (Deutschland) und Tran Hieu Minh (Frankreich) am 12. und 13. Mai 2018 in Berlin
Zum ersten Mal in der Geschichte wurden Wado Ryu, JKF Wado-Kai und Shindo Yoshin Ryu am selben Ort von führenden Lehrern unterrichtet: Toby Threadgill, Kaicho und Menkyo Kaiden Takamura Ha Shindo Yoshin Kai, Shuzo Imai, 8. Dan Wado-Ryu DKV und 7. Dan JKF Wado-Kai und Tran Hieu Minh, 7. Dan Renshi Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy. Mehr als 100 Teilnehmer aus neun Nationen (Deutschland, England, Finnland, Frankreich, Italien, Niederlande, Österreich, Portugal, Ungarn) nahmen an diesem Freundschaftslehrgang teil.
Christina Gutz: Let´s celebrate what unites us
Wado and TSYR Friendship Seminar with Toby Threadgill (USA), Shuzo Imai (Germany) and Tran Hieu Minh (France) on 12th and 13th May, 2018
For the first time ever, Wado ryu, JKF Wado-Kai and Shindo Yoshin Ryu were trained at the same place by leading instructors: Toby Threadgill, Kaicho and Menkyo Kaiden Takamura ha Shindo Yoshin Kai, Shuzo Imai, 8th Dan Wado-Ryu DKV and 7th Dan JKF Wado-Kai and Tran Hieu Minh, 7th Dan Renshi Wado-Ryu Karate-Do Academy. More than 100 participants from 9 countries (Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, UK) attended this Friendship Seminar.
Großartiger Erfolg für das deutsche Wado-Team beim Wado-World-Cup in Nagoya:
2 x Silber, 2 x Bronze: Herzlichen Glückwunsch!
Link zum Bericht: http://www.wado-karate.de/nachrichten-berichte/