Koichi Shimura, Head of the Technical Committee, with Shinji Kohata for the first Official JKF Wado-Kai seminar in Rome!

Shimura + Kohata = 2024, April 26-28

A three-day karate seminar, 12 hours of training in total, equivalent to four weeks of a normal karate course. A real karate Spring Camp led by the Head of the JKF Wado-Kai Technical Committee.

Dear karateka,

We are pleased and honored to announce that Italy will host the Wadokai Seminar in Rome, a karate seminar that is an official event of the Japan Karatedo Federation Wado-Kai, authorized and recognized by the Wado-Kai Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

The event will take place on April 26, 27, and 28, 2024, and the 8th dan Koichi Shimura Sensei himself (Head of the JKF Wado-Kai Technical Committee) will lead the seminar, with the support of Shinji Kohata Sensei, 7th dan. It will be the first time that Shimura Sensei will come to teach in Italy.

During the event, an Official Exam Session open to all the JKF Wado-Kai members attending the seminar will take place for graduation from 1st to 5th Dan.

It is therefore with extreme happiness that our branch, as co-organizer in collaboration with the Wado-Kai Headquarters in Tokyo, makes a call for all the Wado friends and community to gather in the Eternal City, to benefit and enjoy this important training opportunity and technical, martial and human enrichment. In the name of Wado.

We are waiting for you!

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1st training session: 18.00 – 20.00

2nd training session: 10.00 – 12.30
3rd training session: 14.00 – 16.30
JKF Exam session: from 17.00 onwards

4th training session 10.00 – 12.30
5th training session 14.00 – 16.30


Green Sport Arena
Via Giannantonio Selva, 100
00163 Rome, Italy

Roberto Danubio, 7th da JKF Wado-kai

The Official JKF Wadokai Seminar is open to all karate practitioners aged 12 years and older who hold the minimum rank of yellow belt.

The maximum number of participants is limited. To register and secure a place at the JKF Wadokai Official Seminar in Rome you have to fill out the online form found at the bottom of this website page or the following link: JKF Wadokai Official Seminar in Rome Application.

The cost of the seminar is 80.

Payment methods:

  • Bank transfer

Regarding the accommodation, we suggest the following hotel:

«Belstay Roma Aurelia»
Entrance Address: Via Aurelia Km 8.400 – 00163 Roma – Italy
GPS Navigator address:
Via Bogliasco 27 – 00165 Roma – Italy
Google Maps link: https://maps.app.goo.gl/4GgF4hCTrpJ5ewZs5
Email: mice.aurelia@belstayhotels.it
Phone Number: +39 06 66509506
Website: https://www.belstayhotels.it/romaaurelia

You can book at a special price offer reserved for the WOSR participants and their possible companions by filling out the appropriate PDF form and sending it back to the hotel email address. You can download the «Hotel Booking Form» here or in the Forms and Useful Documents area on this website page.

ATTENTION! Please, note that the hotel cannot guarantee any room availability for the booking applications sent after February 23, 2024.

To be admitted to the JKF Wado-Kai exam session from 1st to 5th dan it is necessary to fill out the appropriate Application Form that you can find clicking here or on the Forms and Useful Documents of ​​this website page. APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 31, 2024

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Japan Karatedo Federation Wado-kai – branch n° 424004

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