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 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 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 […]
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
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 […]
Chito Ryu was well represented at the recent KC Nationals in Quebec City. Seen here is Coach Sensei Mike Brown, Nate Jay, Riley Taweel and Liam Nevin. Congratulations to Nate Jay on winning Bronze in his category. This is the first medal for PEI in several years.
Special Congratulations to Sensei Romualdo Ferri,Sensei Chris Golz & Sensei Germain Bisson who attended Karate Canada’s Dan Testing Examinations at the National Championships in Quebec City on February 23rd, 2017. Sensei Ferri, Sensei Golz & Sensei Bission have 7th Dans in Chito-Ryu Karate and are the first in the Canadian Chito-Ryu Association to receive 7th Dan Certifications from Karate Canada. Pictured here left to right is Sensei Mazzerole, Sensei Bisson, […]
Congratulations to Sensei Katheryn Douglass from NB, for being the first female karateka to be promoted the rank of Renshi in the Canadian Chito Ryu Karate-Do Association. (photo credit Sensei David Chong)
The Canadian Chito Ryu Karate Associations annual general meeting was held the first weekend in November in Toronto. It is well attended by Chito Ryu members from across the country. There were members from BC, Manitoba, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, PEI and Newfoundland. It consisted of advanced gradings, clinics, committee meetings and lots of team building social activities. The Canadian Chito Ryu Technical Committee together with Higashi […]
Three athletes represented Chito-Ryu Canada at the 2016 Senior World Karate Championship in Linz, Austria Pictured above is Kamille Desjardins (-61 kg). Nicolas Bisson (-60 kg), Kate Campbell (-55 kg). They have lost their first match in their individual divisions, but Katie and Kamille took part in two rounds in team kumite division. All three of them gave their all and were great examples of determination and courage up until […]