Welcome to the official web page of the Canadian Wado Ryu Karate Federation. TheC.W.K.F. is the only recognized Wado-Ryu organization in Canada affiliated with Wado-Ryu Renmei of Japan and Wado-Academy of England. Wado Ryu Karate is one of the four major styles of Japanese Karate. The techniques used are integrated with Yoshin Ryu Ju Jitsu and Karate to form a complete martial art. Wado means the way of peace and harmony. We strive to attain a deep harmony and peace in mind and body. The North York YMCA Karate Club was established in 1986 by Sensei Alex Waith who has taught karate for over 35 years. The program prides itself on providing the highest standard of martial arts, self defence, fitness, competition results and overall enjoyment. Please explore the site for more information.