• Shotokan Karate-do
  • Busen Judo
  • Related traditional, progressive systems

 Authentic martial arts taught to the highest levels.



Every Saturday at St Helen's Church Hall, Belle View Bank, Low Fell, Gateshead.

2.00 - 3.00 Judo

3.00 - 4.00 karatedo


Come along and watch or contact the club instructor, Douglas Hunter on 07593621139.

Traditional weaponary, karate-do, close quarter grappling training, studying under high ranking instructors, impact training - all this and more at Wa Shin Kan Budo Kai.

Grappling training in adult Judo classes
Grappling training in adult Judo classes

Wa Shin Kan Budo Kai was founded in 1991 and has been teaching traditional martial arts in Gateshead ever since.


Study of traditional martial arts allows  for the development of strength, fitness, flexibility, elements of self defence.


Children, adults and indeed families have trained together and reaped the benefits of traditional martial arts training.


Join us!