Congratulations to Tom Scott and Sophie Jones who have been selected to represent the Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team at the Federation of European Wado-Kai Championships 2023 which takes place in Belgium in November.
Tom will participate in the Senior Male Kata, Veterans Male Kata and Veterans Male Kumite -75kg events. Sophie will take part in a showcase Para Kata event. A huge congratulations to both on behalf of everyone in the SWA. Thank you to Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team, Head Coach Chris Ewing for this opportunity.
Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Dumfries Wado-Kai Club Championships, held on Sunday 25th June 2023 at Lochvale House, Dumfries. The competition consisted of 13 categories, comprising of kata, kumite and kickmaster events. Big thank you to the organisers, helpers, referees and judges who made this event possible.
Congratulations to Callum who won a gold medal in kumite, Sophie who won a silver medal in para kata and to Tom and Andrew who won bronze in the pairs kata event at the Cumbria Open Karate Championships held in Penrith on Sunday 11th June 2023.
Congratulation to Rory who won a silver medal in the boys kumite event and to Sophie who won a silver medal in the para kata event at the Scottish International Open Grand Prix on Sunday 3rd June at Ravenscraig. Well done to all members who took part in this event.
On Sunday 14th May 2023, Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association, Dalry Karate Group and the Italian Institute of Culture Edinburgh welcomed Olympic Karate Champion, Luigi Busà from Italy to Edinburgh Napier University to deliver 3 seminars to our members, kids under 12, 12+ and adults and an additional support needs karate workshop.
Luigi was fantastic with the members of all abilities, from beginners to elite. This was a truly inspiring event, a day to remember for everyone who took part.