SWA News

  • Kushanku – Kata Video with Bunkai
    This video from World Wado demonstrates Kata Kushanku with Bunkai.
  • SWA Championships 11th Sept 2022 Save the Date
    Please save the date of Sunday 11th September 2022, for our inaugural Shuzuko Wado-Kai Association (SWA) Championships. This event will take place at ENGAGE Health and Fitness, Edinburgh Napier University, Sighthill, Edinburgh and comprise Kata, Kickmaster and Kumite (fighting) events […]
  • Scottish Grand Prix June 2022
    Well done to all the members who took part in the Scottish Karate Grand Prix at Ravenscraig Medal winners🥇1st Place – Lauren Clark🥉3rd Place – Sakina Chalal🥉3rd Place – Sophie Jones🥉3rd Place – Kyle Schuller🥉3rd Place – Connor Huish
  • Kata Course 11th June 2022
    We invite all members to attend a Wado Kata Course on Saturday 11th June 2022 at Xcite Broxburn Sports Centre. 2-3pm for Junior Grades.3-4pm for Kyu/Dan Grades. The event will be free of charge to all SWA licenced members.
  • Senior Grade Promotion March 2022
    Andy Elliott was awarded the rank of 6th Dan on Sunday 27th March 2022. Andy is pictured receiving his certificate from Peter Rogers 7th Dan after the technical assessment on the full Wado-Kai Syllabus. The chief examiner was Colin Clapperton […]
  • Dan Grade Results 27th March 2022
    Congratulations to the following members of Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association who were successful in passing the Dan Grading held on Sunday 27th March 2022. The examination panel was Colin Clapperton 8th Dan, Peter Rogers 7th Dan, Lisa Scott 6th Dan. Results […]
  • SWA Fighting Course March 2022
    Over 60 members took part in the fighting course on Sunday 20th March 2022. Thanks to everyone who took part and to everyone who helped referee/judge.
  • Ohyo and Kihon Course Feb 2022
    Thanks to everyone who attended today’s Ohyo and Kihon course. Great opportunity to practice pair work.
  • SWA AGM 2022
  • SWA Ohyo and Kihon Course Sunday 27th February 2022
    The SWA would like to invite members graded 3rd Kyu and above to a Pair Work course on Sunday 27th February 2022. This course will be free of charge (thanks to being subsidised by the proceeds of the Kali Course […]
  • SWA Fighting Course Sunday 20th March 2022
    The SWA invites all licenced members to attend a fighting course on Sunday 20th March 2022. This course will be free of charge (thanks to being subsidised by the proceeds of the Kali Course held in December 2011). Date: Sunday […]
  • Kali Seminar Dec 2021
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association would like to thank Allan Miller for leading a Kali Stick and Pad Work seminar on Sunday 5th December 2021. Thanks also to JKS Scotland for hosting the event at the Honbu Dojo in Dunfermline. It was […]
  • Kali Course Sunday 5th December 2021
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association and JKS Scotland are delighted to announce that Allan Miller will be leading a Kali Stick Course at 12-3pm on Sunday 5th December 2021 at the JKS Honbu Dojo, 24 Dickson Street Dunfermline. The cost for the […]
  • SWA Senior Grade Course 21st November 2021
    Register now for the next Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association (SWA) Senior Grade Course (open to SWA members 3rd Kyu and above). The course will cover the 2022 Dan Grade Syllabus and be led by the Dan Grade Examiners Colin Clapperton, Peter […]
  • Dan Grade Seminar – 6th November 2021
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association members who are considering attempting Dan Grading in 2022 are invited to attend a Dan Grade Seminar with Colin Clapperton at 11am on Saturday 6th November 2021 at [EN]GAGE Napier University. If you are planning to attend […]
  • Dan Grade Results 10th October 2021
    Congratulations to the following members of Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association who were successful in passing the Dan Grading held on Sunday 10th October 2021. The examination panel was Colin Clapperton 8th Dan, Peter Rogers 7th Dan, Lisa Scott 6th Dan. Results […]
  • Winchburgh Class Now Open
    Karate classes at Winchburgh Primary School will return on Thursdays from 7th October at 6pm for kids age 5+. Book a trial lesson by emailing . For details visit the Winchburgh page.
  • Active Schools Classes in Edinburgh
    We are delighted to announce Active Schools Karate classes at a number of venues in Edinburgh have resumed. See our clubs page to view details.
  • Senior Grade Course and Promotion September 2021
    Great effort from everyone attending the Shuzoku Wado-Kai Senior Grade Course today, focusing on the 2021-2022 Dan Grade Syllabus. A minute’s silence was held at the start of the course in memory of Bobby Morton, who sadly passed away and […]
  • SWA Senior Grade Course 12th September 2021
    Register now for the next Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association (SWA) Senior Grade Course (open to SWA members 3rd Kyu and above). The course will cover the 2021-22 Dan Grade Syllabus and be led by Senior Instructor Peter Rogers 7th Dan and […]
  • Kickmaster Competition Aug 2021
    Over 50 members attended Shuzoku Wado-Kai’s first fighting course. The kids took part in a kickmaster competition, their first competition post lockdown. Well done to all the medal and trophy winners.
  • Fighting Course and Mini Kickmaster Competition 29th Aug 2021
    Register now for the Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association Fighting Course and Mini Kickmaster Competition to be held at [EN]GAGE Napier University, Sighthill Campus, 9 Sighthill Ct, Edinburgh EH11 4BN on Sunday 29th August 2021 10am-12noon. All ages and grades are welcome […]
  • All Member Course July 2021
    Fantastic turnout at Shuzoku Wado-Kai’s 1st All-Member Course. Thanks to all our SWA instructors and to Guest Instructor Colin Clapperton 8th Dan. Next course will be Sunday 29th August at Napier University [EN]Gage at Sighthill and will be a fighting […]
  • All Members Course 25th July 2021
    Register now for the Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association All members Course to be held at Xcite Broxburn Sports Centre on Sunday 25th July 2021 10am-12noon. All ages and grades are welcome to attend. The course will be split into sections depending […]
  • Senior Grade Course June 2021
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai would like to thank our guest, Colin Clapperton 8th Dan Wado-Kai, for leading the Senior Grade course today. Great effort from all members who attended.
  • Licence Update
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association is delighted to announce that we received our 100th licence application today. We’d like to thank each and every member for their support.
  • Senior Grade Course 27th June 2021
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai warmly invites all licenced members of Grade 3rd Kyu + to the first Senior Grade Course. This is a free event that will cover the 2021-22 Dan Grade Syllabus on Sunday 27th June 2021 from 10am-12noon. The course […]
  • Licences
    We’ve just received our 50th licence application. Licence books have now been ordered and will arrive shortly. Thanks to everyone who has applied so far for your support. If you’ve not applied yet ask your instructor for the passcode and […]
  • 44th Cumbria Open 2021
    Subject to the continuing easing of covid restrictions, the 44th Cumbria Open will take place on Sunday 12th September 2021. Further information will be available nearer the time. All events will be advertised on our events page.
  • Facebook Page
    Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association is delighted to announce the launch of our Facebook Page. https://facebook.com/wado.scot
  • SKGB Membership
    We are very excited and proud to announce that, on the 23rd April 2021, Shuzoku Wado-Kai Association’s application to join the Scottish Karate Governing Body (SKGB) as a registered association was approved. The SKGB is the only recognised governing body […]
  • Disability Karate Videos
    Andy Elliott, Senior Instructor of Dalry Karate Group has produced a series of tutorials videos for disabilitykarate.com including a basic warm-up video, basic Wado-Kai punches and blocks and Kata Pinan Nidan.