CCRKDA Post-Secondary Winners for 2021

The Canadian Chito Ryu Karate Do Association is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the CCRKDA Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarship valued at $500. Congratulations to Calvin Zheng and Chloe Lam-Hong, both from Shihan Debbie Brooks’ Burlington Chito Ryu Karate Club, Ontario. Calvin graduated from Iroquois Ridge High School in Oakville, ON, and has recently started a Bachelor of Computing Honours Program at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. Chloe graduated from […]

Hombu Dojo Reopens!

Higashi Sensei is pleased to announce the re-opening of the CCRKA Hombu Dojo on Friday July 16th. All regularly scheduled classes will resume on that date with Covid-19 protocols in effect – masks and social distancing required indoors. Higashi Sensei is looking forward to getting back to his Dojo and hopes to see or hear from you soon!

CCRA Scholarship 2021

See all the details in the documents provided! CCRKA Scholarship Application 2021 FR CCRKA Scholarship Application 2021 CCRKA Scholarship Instructions 2021 FR CCRKA Scholarship Instructions 2021 CCRKA Scholarship Poster 2021 FR CCRKA Scholarship Poster 2021

Happy Retirement Sensei Fred MacKenzie!

  Office of the President  #153, 3437 – 42 Street N.W. Calgary (AB) T3A 2M7 CANADA     March 21, 2021,   It is with emotion that we hear sensei Fred MacKenzie has decided to retire after many years devoted to Chito Ryu karate.   Sensei MacKenzie grew-up in Toronto and started learning Chito-Ryu there. Sensei MacKenzie later moved to Chilliwack, in B.C. where his dojo remains very active. […]

58th anniversary of Higashi Sensei’s Dojo

Office of the President                             #153, 3437 – 42 Street N.W.                                       Calgary (AB) T3A 2M7   April 1 is a very important date for the CCRKDA… No joke! Indeed, on April 1 1963, 58 great years ago, sensei Higashi opened the Higashi School of Karate. Fifty-eight years later, despite months marked with difficulties and isolation, lets celebrate this special anniversary from our place, wherever it may be! Together […]

Hanshi Higashi receives prestigious accolade

Hanshi Higashi receives another, much deserved prestigious accolade   The photos just arrived! December 13, 2020:  In front of the Honorable Delegate Minister of Sports and Education and Minister responsible for the Status of Women Isabelle Charest, and elected member of the Quebec National Assembly Richard Campeau, hanshi Higashi, was awarded the Certificate for Community Service, as well as the prestigious Medal of the National Assembly of Quebec for his […]

CCRKDA Scholarship Winner 2020

The Canadian Chito Ryu Karate Do Association is proud to announce this year’s recipient of the CCRKDA Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarship valued at $500. Congratulations to Liam MacNevin from Mike Brown’s West River School of Karate Dojo, PEI. Liam graduated from Bluefield High School in North Wiltshire, PEI. where he balanced academic excellence with outstanding commitments to extracurricular activities, including karate. Liam was the recipient of University of PEI’s “Celebrating Student […]

Sensei Higashi Celebrates His 80th Birthday!

photo credit: Sensei Germain Bisson A PRECIOUS MOMENT October 14, 2020 will be a very special day for our Association. As well as for Hanshi Higashi: Indeed, that day we will all be celebrating Sensei’s 80th birthday! Hanshi Higashi has dedicated his life to preserving and promoting the spiritual and technical elements that make the foundations of Chito Ryu, the way it was created by O sensei. He has disseminated […]