Wado-Ryu Karate Jutsu

Gichin Funokoshi (10.)
The founder of Shotokan Karate-Do
Shuri, Ryukyu Kingdom 1868-1957 (88 years)
Teachers: Ankō AsatoAnkō ItosuMatsumura Sōkon

Kenwa Mabuni
Founder of Shitō-ryū
Shuri, Okinawa 1889-1952 (62 years)
Teachers: Ankō ItosuHigaonna Kanryō

Choki Motobu
Founder of Motobu-ryū
Akahira Village, Shuri, Ryūkyū Kingdom 1870-1944 (74 years)
Teachers: Sōkon Matsumura, Sakuma PechinAnkō ItosuKosaku Matsumora

First generation

Hironori Otsuka (10.)
Founder of Wado-Ryu Karate Jutsu
Shimodate, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan 1892-1982 (89 years)
Teachers: Gichin FunakoshiKenwa MabuniChōki Motobu

Second generation

Shingo Ohgami (8.)
Chief instructor of Swedish Karatedo Wadokai and Samurai-dojo in Gothenburg, Sweden
Japan 1941
Teachers: Hironori Ohtsuka

Masaru Shintani (10.)
Supreme Instructor of Wado Kai Karate in Canada
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 1927-2000 (73 years)
Teachers: Hironori Ohtsuka, Akira Kitigawa

Katsumi Hakoishi (8.)
Teachers: Hironori Ohtsuka

Tatsuo Suzuki (8.)
Hanshi, Instructor in Europe and USA
Yokohama, Japan 1928-2011 (83 years)
Teachers: Hironori Ōtsuka

Toru Arakawa (9.)
Chief instructor at  Dōjō Shibuya, Instructor in Europe and USA
Gifu Prefecture, Japan 1932-2015 (82 years)
Teachers: Hironori Ōtsuka

Hironori Otsuka II (10.)
Head master and president of the International Wado Ryu Karate Do organization
Tokyo, Japan 1934-2015 (81 years)
Teachers: Hironori Othsuka

Seiji Nishimura (7.)
National trainer of the Japan Karatedo Federation (JKF)
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan 1956
Teachers: Hironori Ōtsuka

Hideho Takagi (9.)
Manchuria, China (Considered Japan at the time) 1942-2018 (76 years)
Teachers: Hironori Othsuka

Takaichi Mano (?)
1930-1998 (68 years)
Teachers: Hironori Othsuka

Third generation

Bob Nash (7.)
Born –
Instructor Hideho Takagi

Jorge F. Garibaldi (6.)
Born
Instructors Shingo Ohgami

Toshiaki Maeda (7.)

Kazutaka Otsuka (6.)
Born 1965
Instructor Hironori Otsuka II

Hisao Murase (?)

Barry Wilkinson (8.)
Born
Instructor Toru ArakawaTatsuo SuzukiKobyashi, Maeda

Eleni Labiri Suzuki (6.)
Born 1963
Instructor Tatsuo Suzuki

Rajesh H. Agrawal (7.)
Born
Instructor Toru ArakawaSeiji Nishimura, Taura

Masafumi Shiomitsu (9.)
Kagoshima , Japan 1940
Teachers: Master T. Mano, Hiroyuki Tanabe

Kim Hansen (5.)
Born
Instructor Shingo Ohgami