Kazoku Wado-ryu Karate-do kai
Kazoku Wado-ryu Karate-do kai is an Organization founded by Sensei Pedro L. Rodriguez, our President, in our pursuit for knowledge and improvement into our Karate style. The heart of our organization resides in being a family, working together and putting aside the business and franchises that have led Karate to get lost through time, we are pursuing knowledge and communion to follow Tatsuo Suzuki sensei’s teachings. Working together with the Suzuki Ha Wado Ryu team.
鈴木 達夫 Tatsuo Suzuki · 1928 – 2011
Picture by: © Eleni Labiri Suzuki
How great he was, without a doubt there will be no other like him, everything he said or did was because he did it himself, until the last of his days he used karate gi and taught what he knew the most.
Suzuki Ha Karate Do Wado Ryu
We are proud to be a brother alliance organization of Suzuki Ha Karate Do Wado Ryu
Kazoku Kai · Greenville, SC, USA
Led by Alejandro Rodríguez. He has been practicing Wado Ryu Karate since the age of four, and is a 4th degree Black Belt. Sensei Alejandro has dedicated his life to the reinforcement and perfection of his technique.
Kazoku Kai · Tampa, FL, USA
Led by sensei John Rodriguez, the oldest of sensei Pedro's sons, a 4th Degree blackbelt. Also started Karate at the age of four with Sensei Pedro Rodriguez. He is living in Tampa, with his family, he is father of triplets, all three of them training Karate with him. Also a highly awarded Karate fighter:
Kazoku Kai · Caracas, Venezuela
Also led by Pedro Luis Rodriguez, our first dojo and main base of communication and instructions for the South American, Central American and North American groups.
Kazoku Kai · Mexico City, Mexico
Rafael Arroyo Silva, is one of sensei Pedro's oldest Students, a married man also dedicated to his family. Very dedicated to the study and perfection of Karate and particularly Wado Ryu. He acquired his 5th Degree Black Belt by the hands of Tatsuo Suzuki sensei in 2011. Some of his competition awards:
Kazoku Kai · Panama city, Panama
Kazoku Kai · Quito, Ecuador
Kazoku Kai · Catalonia, Spain
Kazoku Kai · Valencia, Spain
“Today, Karate in most schools is only a sport, and this is wrong. I must agree that there can be a sport side to it, but the instructor should balance this and teach the student the two sides of the coin”