Roberto Danubio

Roberto Danubio, 7th dan JKF Wado-kaiRoberto Danubio, 7th dan JKF Wado-kai, started practicing karate in 1978, seven years after moving to Switzerland with his family. He has been a scholar of Teruo Kono, Shingo Ohgami and Hideo Takagi, the head of the JKF Wado-kai Technical Committee. He leads the Renshin Kan Karateschule, one of the most renowned karate schools in Switzerland and is the Chief Instructor and President of SWKR – Swiss Wadokai Karatedo Renmei, the Swiss association of Wadoryu linked to the Japan Wado-kai. He is one of the few instructors authorized by the Japanese Wado Federation in Europe and he is considered among the leading karate experts on the international scene, regularly conducting seminars in Austria, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Scotland. His Karate Summer Camp in the Swiss mountains attract practitioners from all over the world. He is the author of the book Wadoryu Karatedo, one of the most complete texts on the JKF Wado-kai curriculum, full of high-quality color pictures and descriptions both in English and German, and of three educational DVDs on the same topic. From the moment of his recognition as a branch of JKF Wado-kai, in 2012, he became a technical adviser for the WKSI – Wadokai Karatedo Shin-Gi-Tai Italia.

Pictures from Roberto Danubio’s lessons and book

In the Calendar

On Google Maps

Karate Book and educational DVDs

JKF Wado-kai International Logo

WKSI – Wadokai Karatedo Shin-Gi-Tai Italia

Japan Karatedo Federation Wado-kai – branch n° 424004

Wado-ryu Karatedo

Wado-ryu is a Japanese style that combines the principles of karate and jujutsu. Wado-ryu means Style of the Way of Peace/Harmony.

JKF Wadokai

The greatest international organization of Wado-ryu, founded in 1934 by Hironori Otsuka, with over 850,000 members worldwide.

Wadokai Masters in Rome

Kiyomi Sasaki and Shinji Kohata, two of the most important masters of the Japan Karatedo Federation Wadokai, finally together in Rome.

Abili al Karate

Abili al Karate is a WKSI permanent project on inclusive karate and sports. So that anyone can truly benefit from karate. Ever.

Wadokai Workshop

Monthly workshops for all Wado-ryu lovers on the traditional curriculum of Japan Wado-kai and sports karate kumite.

WKSI Summer Camp

Three days in the National Park of Abruzzo, the first weekend of June, surrounded by nature, relaxation and Karate Wado-ryu.

WKSI Association

Official Italian branch of Japan Wado-Kai acknowledged and authorized by the largest international federation of Wado-ryu.

Budo Charter

Through physical and mental training, the practitioner develops character, judgment and a spirit of collaboration.

International Seminars

Openmindedness, sharing and exchange of information have always been the basis of every progress. And karate is no exception.

WKSI in Japan

Italian wadokas have a direct line with Japan, again. The WKSI is invited every year to the Wado-kai headquarters in Tokyo.

Swiss Summer Camp

An intense week of traditional karate in a beautiful falicity on the Swiss mountains, attended by wadokas from all over the world.

Riccardo RitaRoberto Danubio