It is without a doubt that Karate is the greatest elevation of achievement and Wado is the pinnacle of that elevation.
Shihan Sensei Lawrence Blakemore
Wado-Ryu – Hachidan
Hanbo No Shindo – Rokudan
Violent action may be understood as the way of the martial arts, but the true meaning of the martial arts is to seek and attain the way of peace and harmony.
Hironori Otsuka Sensei, Sai Ko Shihan
Founder of Wado-Ryu Karate-Do
Wado, way to harmony and peace, the finest quality of the human race, a total goal to peace on Earth. We the Wado students of Karate must be the leaders of unity and happiness throughout the universe, and guide our students to an ultimate human alliance with understanding.
Shihan Masaru Shintani, 9 Dan, Wado-Ryu. Wado Kai. SWKKF
Founder of Hanbo No Shindo