We are a family oriented traditional karate organization focusing on Sensei Masaru Shintani's teachings and values of kindness and humility.
Our goal is to move into the future with ties to the past developing confident individuals who will be positive role models within the community. Karate Kawartha Lakes is an incorporated non-profit organization focused on the following objectives: The organization has set the following objectives: 1. We will strive to offer families and youth from all economic, cultural and social backgrounds access to our program that will enable them to develop self confidence, physical fitness, focus and concentration to achieve their positive potential in life, become role models in the community and to develop skills and experiences as an individual and as a family. 2. We will provide a program that will increase the participant’s capacity to make healthy choices, engage in positive behaviors and enhance personal health and safety. Programs encourage the development of a positive attitude, constructive use of leisure time and skills for stress management, which build confidence and empower participants to nurture well-being for self and for others. 3. We will provide a program that will educate the participants on the traditions, history and culture of a traditional Japanese art form which has been preserved over hundreds of years. Karate Kawartha Lakes Karate teaches traditional Japanese Karate. We are part of the Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation, which is the largest martial arts federation of a single style in Canada spanning from coast to coast. Unlike many modernized karate clubs our training focuses about 80 % on the practical "art" of karate and about 20 % on karate as a sport. Our training regiment is designed to develop students awareness, concentration and focus, balance, control, respect, discipline, humility and self confidence and provide effective self defense.
Certifications and associations
Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation
- Wednesday Closed
- Thursday Closed
- Friday Closed
- Saturday Closed
- Sunday Closed