UC Berkeley Karate Club

The UC Berkeley Karate Club has certain protocols & procedures which all members follow in the dojo, and are essential to the effective learning of karate.

Glossary of Essential Terms
Essential Japanese phrases you’ll hear in class.

Belt Testing Requirements
A list of the formal requirements for the different rank promotional exams.

Our Dojo Handbook
The UC Berkeley Karate Club handbook as a pdf. This contains the content above, as well as our warmup & warmdown routines.

Other Wado Resources

Japan Karatedo Federation
Homepage of our style of karate, available in English.

Wadō-ryū Karate
Book by Sensei Hironori Otsuka, founder of the Wado style of karate.

Wadō-kai on Wikipedia
About Wado Kai.