Karate-Do “the way of the empty hand” is a martial art that originated in Okinawa. Karate-Do has its roots in Chinese martial arts introduced into Okinawa during feudal times.
Karate-Do was brought to the attention of the Japanese public at the start of the twentieth century by the Okinawan master Gichin Funakoshi. The art gained popularity and several styles were exported to the west from Japan. The style of Karate-Do practiced at this Club is Wado-Ryu.