North East Open March 2024

Well done to the Shuzoku members who took part in the North East Open in Peterlee on Sunday 24th March 2025.

Results as follows:

🥇Tom Gold Senior Male Wado Kata

🥉Andrew Bronze Senior Male Wado Kata

🥈Kyle Silver Para Kata

🥉Nicole Bronze Female Cadet Kata

🥉Andrew Bronze Male Veterans

🥉Tom/Andrew Bronze Senior Pairs Kata

North East Open March 2024

March/April 2024 Kata Team Pool Dates

The next Kata Team Pool Training sessions will be on:

Saturday 16th March 2-4pm at Xcite Broxburn Sports Centre.

Friday 5th April 6-7pm at Engage Napier University (Sighthill Campus).

They are open to SWA members interesting in developing their kata for open competitions (students must know at least one/two full katas). We are working on improving/developing kata specifically for competitions, rather than teaching new katas.

Members wishing to take part should check with their club instructor first.

Scottish National Kata Championships 2024

Well done to all the Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association members who competed at the Scottish National Kata Championships on Sunday 18th February 2024.

1x🥇 Gold, 5x🥈Silver, 5x🥉Bronze.


🥇Gold – Ashley
🥈Silver – Tara
🥈Silver – Connor
🥈Silver – Safia
🥈Silver – Sakina
🥈Silver – Careth
🥉Bronze – Lachlan
🥉Bronze – Trissha
🥉Bronze – Nicole
🥉Bronze – Aaron
🥉Bronze – Amy

Scottish National Kata Championships
Kata Team Pool

Kata Team Pool 28th January 2024

The next Kata Team Pool Training session will be on Sunday 28th January 2024 from 12.15pm-2.15pm at Winchburgh Sport and Wellbeing Hub.
This session will be led by Tom and Lisa Scott. It is open to SWA members interesting in developing their kata for competitions (students must know one/two full katas). Members wishing to take part should check with their club instructor.

Kata Team Pool
Dan Grading November 2023

Dan Grade Results 26th November 2023

Congratulations to the following members of Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association who were successful in passing the Dan Grading held on Sunday 26th November 2023. The examination panel was Colin Clapperton 8th Dan, Peter Rogers 7th Dan, Lisa Scott 6th Dan.

Results as follows:

Alain Azevedo1st Dan Azami
Stephen McLauchlan1st Dan Dalry
Sohpie Jones1st Dan Dalry
Kyle Schuller1st Dan Dalry
Murrin Taylor1st Dan Dalry
Adam Huish1st Dan Dalry
Dan Grading November 2023
North East Open

North East Open Results November 2023

Well done to the Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association members who took part in the North East Open Karate Championships in Peterlee on Sunday 12th November 2023. Results as follows:
Zoe – 🥈 Silver Kata
Aaron – 🥈 Silver Kata
Nicole – 🥈 Silver Kata
Mason – 🥈Silver Kumite
Tom – 🥉🥉 2x Bronze Kata
Andrew – 🥉 Bronze Kata
Adam – 🥉Bronze Kata
Connor – 🥉Bronze Kumite
Tom and Andrew – 🥉Bronze Kata Pairs
Adam, Calum and Mason – 🥉 Bronze Kumite Team
Well done to everyone who took part, thanks to all the coaches, parents and supporters.

North East Open
FEW Championships 2023

Federation of European Wado-Kai Championships 2023

Congratulations to Sophie Jones from Dalry Karate Group and Thomas Scott from Azami Karate Group who represented the Scotland Wado-Kai Karate Team at the Federation of European Wado-Kai Karate Championships in Belgium. Sophie took part in the show case para karate event and was awarded a Gold Medal. Sophie was selected as the flag bearer for the Scotland team and led them out at the opening ceremony. Thomas took part in the Senior Kata, Veterans Kata, Veterans -75kg Kumite and Veterans Kumite Team events. He won Gold in the Veterans Kumite -75kg event and Bronze in the Veterans Kumite Team event.

FEW Championships 2023
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