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HISTORY

Wadokai History

 

Federation of European Wado-Kai

European Wado-Ryu Karate Championships

 

The first official European Wado-Ryu Karate Championships took place in London, England on the 27th February 1970. But it was not until 1972 that a European Wado-Ryu Organisation was formed – this was the start of the Federation of European Wado-Kai (F.E.W.). The second European Wado-Ryu Karate Championships were held in Holland on the 28th October 1972. In 1974 it was decided that the European Wado-Ryu Karate Championships would be held annually:

 

1974 – Amsterdam, Holland (2nd February)

1975 – Rome, Italy (12th April)

1976 – London (Sobell) England (13th March)

1977 – Hamburg, Germany (14th May)

1978 – Amsterdam, Holland

1979 – Dublin, Ireland (12th May)

1980 – Stockholm, Sweden (20th September)

1981 – Rome, Italy (24th October)

1982 – London, (Crystal Palace) England (25th September)

1983 – Amsterdam, Holland (29th October)

1984 – Luton, England (24th November)

1985 – Athens, Greece (2nd November)

1986 – Farnborough, England (1st November)

1987 – Hamburg, Germany (24th October)

1988 – Chambray, France (22nd October)

1990 – Gothenburg, Sweden (3rd November)

1991 – Amsterdam, Holland (5th October)

1992 – Rome, Italy (29th November)

1993 – Nuremburg, Germany (23rd October).

1994 – 2nd Would Wado-Ryu Karate Championships, Tokyo, Japan.(28th August).

1995 – Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

1996 – St. Gallen, Switzerland (8th November).

1998 – Guilford, England.(31st October).

1999 – 3rd World Wado- Ryu Karate Championships Tokyo Japan.

2000 – Berlin, Germany (28th October).

2001 – Dublin Ireland ( 27th October).

2007 – Sweden.

2008 – Rumania.

2009 – Dublin Ireland.

2010 – World Championships, Tokyo, Nagoya, Japan.

2011 – Lisbon, Portugal.

2012 – Venice Italy

2013 – Lisbon Portugal (England co-host)

2014 – Reading England

2015 – Hungary

2016 – Belgium

2017 – Sardinia

2018 - Wadokai All Nations Championships

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