WKSI Summer Camp

A three-day retreat in the National Park of Abruzzo (Italy), the first weekend of June, surrounded by nature, beautiful ancient villages and Karate Wado-ryu.

The WKSI Summer Camp traditionally takes place on the first weekend of June, from Friday to Sunday, in a comfortable facility located in the Abruzzo National Park, in the province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo. Surrounded by nature and the mountains and the beauty of ancient villages, the WKSI Summer Camp is a chance to enjoy nature and conviviality, and to practice karate, have fun and relax for three days, just two hours away from Rome.

Morning and afternoon training sessions to deepen the technical background of the Wado-ryu and the JKF Wado-kai curriculum, with a focus on inclusive karate, sports kumite, kobudo and personal defense. All of it at an affordable price: This way, karate is really for all. Even in the summertime.

Wadoryu Karate Summer Camp 2018

The 2019 WKSI Summer Camp is held in Opi (AQ), in the national park of Abruzzo, at the Club Hotel Du Park. It is open to all members of Wadokai Karatedo Shin-Gi-Tai Italia, their families and / or carers and anyone who wants to participate in a three-day summer camp dedicated to the practice of traditional Wado-ryu Karatedo. Contact Us!


Friday,  May 31:
15:30 – 16.00 • Arrival at the hotel
16:30 – 18:30 • Traditional Karate Training (Multipurpose Outdoor Camp)
20:00 – 21.15 • Dinner
21:30 – 22.00 • Presentation (Meeting Room)

Saturday, June 1:
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9.30 – 12:00 Traditional Karate Training (Multipurpose Outdoor Court)
13:00 – 14.15 Lunch
15:30 – 17:30 Kumite Sports Training (Multipurpose Outdoor Court)
17:30 – 18:30 Kobudo training* (Multipurpose Outdoor Court)
18:30 – 19:30 Traditional Karate training divided by belts (Meeting Room)
20:30 – 21.15 Dinner

Sunday, June 2:
8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast
9:30 – 11:00 Traditional Karate Training (Multipurpose Outdoor Court)
11:00 – 12:00 Personal Defense Training (Multipurpose Outdoor Court)
13:00 – 14.30 Final Lunch
14.30 – 15.00 Departure for the return

*For the kobudo lesson bring the Bo (long stick)

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Cost of participation

The price, all included, is:

€ 115.00 for children born from 2006 onwards
€ 140.00 for adults and children born up to 2005

Discounts are available for households according to the following scheme:

  • 1 adult + 1 child (same family) euro 230
  • 1 adult + 2 children (same family) euro 330
  • 2 adults (same family) euro 255
  • 2 adults + 1 child (same family) euro 340
  • 2 adults + 2 children (same family) euro 420
  • 2 adults + 3 children (same family) euro 500
  • 3 adults (same family) euro 370
  • 3 adults + 1 child (same family) euro 435
  • 4 adults (same family) euro 455

The rate includes: stay with full board from the dinner of 31/05/2019 to the lunch of 2/06/2019 with water in carafe and house wine included – Daily cleaning – Color TV, hairdryer – Free wi-fi connection common areas – Club card (animation, use of swimming pool and sports facilities).

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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

Two of the most important masters of the Japan Karatedo Federation Wadokai, 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.

Riccardo RitaWKSI Summer Camp