Grandmaster Hironori Otsuka II
1934 – 2015

It is with great sadness to announce that Grandmaster H. Otsuka II passed away on 26th June 2015 having suffered a heart attack in Tokyo.

Our thoughts are with the Otsuka family at this time

M. Shiomitsu and Maya


2015 Summer Course forms added onto Courses page.

News – Important message from Shiomitsu Sensei with regards to delegation of training courses and points – letter from Sensei



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 son, Grandmaster Hironori Ohtsuka II 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.

Courses UK
As well as the UK Summer and Winter courses, there are many weekend courses to which students are warmly invited to attend. Unless specified, all grades are welcome to all courses.


Click to read Sensei Robert Howell’s report of the 2015 Winter Course

Click to read Sensei Robert Howell’s report of the 2014 Summer Course

Courses Overseas
There are many courses held in various countries throughout the world.

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Please go to our Membership Forms page.

** NEW ** Dan Grade Syllabus 2015-2017 (Word)