The Newnan Karate Center was first established in 1977. It has been in its current location since 2002. At the Newnan Karate Center the traditional Japanese art of Wado karate is taught. The Newnan Karate Center is a member of the Wado International Karate -Do Federation (WIKF)
The instructor is Dr. Thomas Kosslow. Dr. Kosslow is a retired Elementary School Principal. He is the Chief Instructor for WIKF USA and a member of the WIKF World Technical Committee.He is a licensed 7th degree Black Belt which was awarded to him in 2005 by the late Tatsuo Suzuki, Founder and Grand Master of WIKF.