Adults Program

  • Adult and Youth Grading Schedule: June 2012

    The following is the grading schedule for all adults and youth. Please click on the link after each kyu level for the form, which is to be filled out and returned  with the appropriate fees to Sempai Andy.

    Kyu Attempting Date Time  Cost*
    9 June 16th 2:30 - 5:30 pm $20.00**
    8 & 7  June 19th 6:30 - 9 :30 pm $20.00
    6 June 21st 6:30 - 9:30 pm $25.00
    4 & 5 June 26th 6:30 - 9:30 pm $25.00
    3 June 28th 6:30 - 9:30 pm $30.00
    2 & 1 June 23rd 2:30 - 5:30 pm $30.00
    Mick Dan Grading June 23rd 2:30 - 5:30 pm N/a
     
     * Re-attempting any grading is free <br />
     ** 9th kyu grading is free
     
    Normal classes will occur for everyone else.
     
    Note
    You must have the following:
    • a club patch (not including beginners). See Sempai Devlin to buy one ($10 each);
    • a clean karate gi (not including beginners);
    • maintained an average attendance of 66% or more;
    • Paid your club dues (9th kyu and up);
    • applied for a Wado Academy passport; and
    • the correct grading fees on the day of grading (see above)
     
  • Adult's Newsletter May 2012

    The newest edition of the Adult's Newsletter is out. Please take a look through the May 2012 Newsletter
     

  • Karate Kamp 2012

    The Adult's Karate class will be spending April 27th to April 29th on the grounds of "Jackson Point":http://www.sajpcc.com/ for our annual Karate Kamp. 

    Please see Sempai Ian and Sempai Henrique for more information, camp location, and times. 

     

    Pictures from previous Karate Kamps

    2011 at Jackson Point

    2010 at Jackson Point

    2009 at Jackson Point

    2008 at Camp Pine Crest

     

    (Note: This event is only open to current Karate students part of the Adult program. If you are interested in the kamp, but are not a current member, you need to speak to a blackbelt or email us at ny_wadoryu@hotmail.com)

     

  • Adult and Youth Grading Schedule: March 2012

    The following is the grading schedule for all adults and youth. Please click on the link after each kyu level for the form, which is to be filled out and returned  with the appropriate fees to Sempai Andy.

    Kyu Level Date Time Cost*
    9, 8, 7 March 27 7:00 - 9:00 pm $20.00**
     * Re-attempting any grading is free <br />
     ** 9th kyu grading is free
     
    Normal classes will occur for everyone else.
     
    Note
    You must have the following:
    •  a club patch (not including beginners). See Sempai Devlin to buy one ($10 each);
    • a clean karate gi (not including beginners);
    • maintained an average attendance of 66% or more;
    • Paid your club dues (9th kyu and up);
    • applied for a Wado Academy passport; and
    • the correct grading fees on the day of grading (see above)
     
  • Sunsplash Gashuku 2011

    On August 11th until the 14th, Wado-ryu karatekas from around the world will get together for some fun in the sun and of course, some karate training in Orlando, Florida!
    Please see the flyer and the Wado Academy forum for more info. If you have questions, you can speak to a black belt student or email us. 

    Please note: A block of one bedroom rooms have been reserved at the Embassy Suites in Orlando with excellent rates ($119 plus taxes per night), but there are a limited number available.  Book by July 9th.  This special rate will be honored for the duration of our stay before and after the course.  Up to six people can stay in each room.  Two double beds and one double pullout sofa bed.  Breakfast and evening drinks (soft drinks as well) are included.  Please visit the Embassy Sites Hotel for more info. 

     

  • Upcoming Adult's Events: January 2011

    Kagami Biraki: January 8th
     
    Women's Self Defense Class: January 13th
     
    Beginner's Class: January 20th
     

  • Beginner's Class - January 20th 2010

    The next Beginner’s Class will take place on January 20th, 2010 from 7:45 till 9:30 in the gymnasium. Please remember to wear something lose and comfortable. Interested parties can email the club at ny_wadoryu@hotmail.com for more information. 
     

  • Women's Self Defense Class - January 13th 2011

    On January 13th, from 7:45 pm to 9:30 pm, the North York Wadoryu Karate Club located at the North York YMCA will be holding its annual Women's Self Defense Clinic in the gymnasium. This clinic is designed to allow female attendees to become aware of different tactics in a potential self defense situation. The clinic is instructed by Sensei Waith and assisted by other women karate students. Interested parties can either sign up at the front desk at the North York YMCA or email the club at ny_wadoryu@hotmail.com for more information.

    Pictures of previous Women's Self Defense Classes. 

     

  • Kagami Biraki 2011 (New Years Training)

    The Karate program will be running our annual Kagami Biraki/New Years training on January 8th (see below for training times and locations) Biraki training literally means, “to open the mirror”. It is also called "Kagami Wari" meaning "break mirror". The mirror represents the soul or conscience. This heavy and grueling training is seen as a way to clarify your thoughts and strengthen your dedication in the coming year. There is a $5 fee. Please see Sempai Devlin to register. 

    1:15 pm - 3:30 pm Gymnasium
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Dance Studio
     
  • Upcoming Adult's Events: December 2010

    Grading: December 4th - 18th
    Grading will take place from December 4th to December 18th. Please see *to be posted* for more details. 
     
    Year-end Party: December 11th
    Our annual Karate Christmas Party is happening on Saturday December 11th from 6:30 to 9:30 pm in the Dance Studio at the North York YMCA. We encourage all our existing and past members and a guest join us for a night of festivities.

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