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 […]
Congratulations to Sensei Derek Ryan from Newfoundland on being voted in as Karate Canadas Vice President at the recent Karate Canada AGM
Dear Ed, I was so sorry to hear from you yesterday of the passing of your Dad. As president of the Canadian Chito Ryu Karate do Association and on behalf of all of your Chito Ryu family I want to pass on profound condolences to you and your dear Dad’s family on the occasion of your his passing. I know how long George has been holding on to life and […]
Congratulations Nathaniel! Nathaniel is a Chito-Ryu athlete from NL! http://www.thetelegram.com/Sports/2016-08-28/article-4626957/Nathaniel-Besso-wins-bronze-at-Pan-Am-championship/1
Derek J Ryan is the president of Chito Ryu NL. He is pictured here on the far right. He recently officiated at the PKF Jr & U21Championships 2016 in Ecuador. He will next be officiating at WKF Sr Championships 2016 (Nov) in Austria.
Sad News on the passing of Frank Mayo, Yondan Shihan – A Member of the Atlantic Karate Club & One of the Original Instructors at the East Hants Karate Club. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends Statement from Sensei Chris Golz, Shichidan, Kyoshi Technical Director Nova Scotia Chito-Ryu Association FRANK MAYO My recollection of Frank began at karate class in the spring of 1974 as Frank […]
An international karate tournament will be held at Rothesay Netherwood School this weekend. Chito-Ryu karate is a form of the martial art that originated in Okinawa, Japan and was introduced to Canada in the 1950s. “This karate is a bogu tournament and bogu is a piece of body protection. It’s a head protective piece and a chest protector,” said Neil Pond, president of N.B. Chito-Ryu karate. “It was developed by […]
A taste of the beautiful scenery the Rocky Mountains have to offer Many thanks to participants who came from all over the world to participate in this year’s Canmore Camp. Each of you made this a very special event. These photographd are for use on the Canadian Chito-Ryu Karate Association website only. Downloading or reproduction is prohibited.