Links and Readings
Take a look at some links we suggest! This section is updated frequently with suggested reading materials and videos on martial arts and overall fitness. Also included are links to other clubs in the area.
Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation
Sensei James Freeman and Sensei Craig Pettie are certified Instructors in Sensei Iain Abernethy‘s methods.
The BKA is a Member of the Edmonton Sport Council.
Instructors certified through the Alberta Provincial Fitness Unit.
Sensei Scott Knowles and Sensei Bernadine Jugdutt have been members of the Shintani Wado-Kai Karate Federation Canadian National Team.
Other SWKKF Clubs
South Calgary Wado-Kai (Calgary, Alberta)
Glamorgan Wado-Kai (Calgary, Alberta)
Edson Wado-Kai (Edson, Alberta)
Whitecourt Wado-Kai (Whitecourt, Alberta)
Living Skies Wado-Kai (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
Welland Martial Arts Centre (Welland, Ontario)
For A Full Listing, Please Visit The Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation Website.
Recommended Readings on Martial Arts and Self Protection
Geoff Thompson – “Dead or Alive”
Lorne Christensen – “Fighter’s Factbook 2”
Gichin Funakoshi – “Karate-do Kyohan” (1935 edition)
Gichin Funakoshi – “To-te Jutsu” (1922 edition)
Hironori Ohtsuka – “Wado-Ryu Karate”
Choki Motobu – “Karate: My Art”
Mark Bishop – “Okinawan Karate”
Patrick McCarthy – “Bubishi”