Category Archives: Shintani Wado Kai Karate Federation

Sensei Peter Ciolfi Memorial Tournament 2015

Sensei Peter Ciolfi Sensei Peter Ciolfi was born in February 3, 1950 in Castropignano, Italy and moved to Canada at an early age.  In his late teens, he started studying Wado Kai Karate under Sensei Shintani and through the years achieved the rank of 6th Dan.  He became one of Sensei Shintani's top students and…
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Sensei Peter Ruch

HACHIDAN (8th degree) "I first met Sensei Masaru Shintani in 1977 when I went to a workout in Hamilton, Ontario with Sensei Roland Day.  I knew from this first meeting that Sensei Shintani was someone very special.  I dedicated myself along with others to helping Sensei implement his plans for the future of the SWKKF. …
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Sensei Danny McCoy

HACHIDAN (8th degree) “Sensei Shintani has given me clear direction and instruction which has given me the ability to teach and continue to develop karate the way Mr. Shintani would like” – Sensei Danny McCoy Sensei McCoy started training in Wado Kai karate at the age of 19 under the instruction of Sensei Don Gerard…
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Sensei Bruce Perkins

HACHIDAN (8th degree) “Karate becomes who you are and how you live your life – you cannot be a good black belt on the floor and change the minute you leave the dojo.  A good black belt stands for so many things that are not related to the dojo” – Sensei Bruce Perkins Sensei Perkins…
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