CCRA AGM 2017

The Canadian Chito Ryu Karate Associations 2017 annual general meeting was held the first weekend in November in Toronto. It was well attended by Canadian Chito Ryu and World Chito Ryu members. There were members from BC, Manitoba,Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI, Newfoundland, Japan and Norway. It consisted of advanced gradings, clinics, committee meetings and lots of team building social activities. Check out the photo section […]

Sensei Higashi Promoted to 10th Dan, Hanshi

  Hanshi – Model of the Way Chito-Ryu history was made as our style’s supreme instructor (Saiko Shihan) Higashi Sensei was honoured with a promotion to 10th Dan, Hanshi (retroactive as of Jan. 1, 2013). Higashi Sensei’s new belt was very impressive and he wore it well.  At Higashi Sensei’s request, the promotion to 10th Dan, Hanshi was also awarded to Higashi Sensei’s Senpai (senior in training), Kugizaki Sensei. The […]

Congratulations Renshi Harvey Brown !

Congratulations to Renshi Harvey Brown on his induction into the Canadian Karate Association Hall of Fame for his lifetime achievements and dedication to the art of karate.  He is pictured here with his award with Kyoshi Germain Bisson.  We are very proud to have such amazing instructors as part of our Canadian Chito Ryu Association.

NB Chito Ryu Officials Receive National Upgrade

Several officials from NB Chito-Ryu successfully upgraded at the recent Karate Canada Nationals in Quebec City. Terry Soucy (3rd from left) upgraded to Karate Canada Kata Judge A / Kumite Referee B, Neil Pond(2nd from left) successfully upgraded to Kumite Referee A, and Sensei Mazerolle (4th from left)provided leadership as a tatami manager all weekend.

Atlantic Chito-Ryu to host first ever Atlantic Open

Atlantic Chito-Ryu will host the first ever Atlantic Open on the Campus of UNBSJ on August 5, 2017. The competition is open to all styles. Please start spreading the word! The event will be followed by the 2017 Summer Camp East which will run from August 6th to the 8th at the same great location. More information regarding these two exciting events will be made available soon. Accommodations for both […]

CCRA holds National Technical Kyoshi & Renshi Clinic

CCRA Kyoshi & Renshi Technical Clinic was held in Toronto March 10 – 12, 2017 with the most senior instructors of the Canadian Chito-Ryu Karate Association in attendance. Classes were held at the Higashi dojo (Honbu dojo) as well as the Toronto Pan American Sports Center. This clinic focused on the technical upgrade of the Renshi and Kyoshi from across Canada with classes focused on Chito-Ryu curriculum. Special instruction for […]

Randy Rix awarded as Coach of the Year 2017 by Karate Canada

NEW MARYLAND, NB – As a karate coach, Randy Rix says his immediate goal is to continue to build the New Brunswick karate team and help them be successful. He has a fairly ambitions long-term goal, too: “2020. To see an athlete I helped develop get to the Olympics in Tokyo,” reveals the West Point P.E.I. native who has been instructing karate in New Maryland, NB since 2004. http://www.journalpioneer.com/community/2017/3/7/islander-named-karate-canada-coach-of-the-year.html

Sensei Bisson’s Karate Cama celebrates success at 2017 Nationals.

Excellents résultats de l’Équipe Cama au Championnat canadien 2017 de Karaté Canada! Félicitations à nos 23 athlètes qui ont amassé pas moins de 27 médailles dont 7 d’or, 14 d’argent et 6 de bronze! Mais au-delà des résultats et des médailles, vous avez tous offert de magnifiques performances! Merci pour la passion, la fierté, la confiance et le désir de vaincre que vous avez démontrés tout au long de la […]