Club News

Azami Karate Group

  • Irish Wado Karate Championships April 2024

    Congratulations to the Shuzoku members who took part in the recent Irish Wado Karate Championships held in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    🥈Silver – Zoe – Girls 6-9 years Kata
    🥈Silver – Lisa – Female Senior Kata
    🥉Bronze – Tom, Andrew, Lisa – Team Kata
    🥈Silver – Andrew – Male Vetrans Kumite

    Irish Wado-Kai Championships 2024
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Dalry Karate Group

  • 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
  • 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
  • Meadowbank Open February 2024

    Congratulations to all the members of Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association who took part in the Meadowbank Open Championsips on Sunday 4th February. Well done to Derek and Anna-Sofia on winning bronze medals.

    Medalists on the podium
  • 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 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

Dumfries Wado-Kai

  • 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
  • Sensei Sakagami Seminar – August 2023

    The SWA were delighted to welcome Sensei Kuniaki Sakagami to Scotland for a Senior Grade Seminar.

  • Dumfries Wado-Kai Club Championships 2023

    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.

  • Sensei Sakagami Course

    A few SWA members travelled to Carlisle to take part in a seminar with Sensei Sakagami.

    We really appreciated the invite, thank you to the organisers.

  • Dumfries Club Championships 2022

    Congratulations to all the members who took part in the Dumfries Wado-Kai Grassroots Club Championships.

    The event consisted of Kata, Kickmaster, and Fighting. Well done to all who took part.