Over 25 Years of Karate Excellence 

The Gôdô-Ryū Karate Association


The Gôdô-Ryū Karate Association is a highly respected and renowned Karate body, at the forefront of developing traditional Karate within England. The Gôdô-Ryū Karate Association has been teaching Karate excellence for over twenty five years, under the guidance of Founder and Chief Instructor, Hanshi Paul Smith. Our mission is to retain, refine and promote traditional Karate, ensuring that our teachings remain true to the philosophical precepts upon which Karate was founded.