Yudansha Clinics are special classes just for black and brown belts, especially those preparing for a grading. The clinics, run by Renshi Ferri and Renshi Bellhouse are held on the first Sunday of each month at theHigashi Dojo.
Pretesting of all black belt candidates. This allows the senior technical advisors a chance to examine brown and black belts looking to test for a new rank. This review is a comprehensive evaluation of all knowledge and skills for each belt level. Successful candidates have roughly 8 weeks to polish their techniques before the formal test.
Chito Ryu Tournament
Chito Ryu people enjoy getting together to test themselves in tournaments. Each year the Chito Ryu family will have one or two competitions in the Toronto area and usually one in the Ottawa area.
Any black belt grading is done under the watchful eye of Honbu Cho Sensei Higashi and the technical committee. Candidates must obtain the approval of their dojo heads before going for any test, and must also attend all Yudansha clinics.
Grad Prix tournaments held by Karate Ontario are run over several months. The National Karate Association holds a National tournament each year.
The Chito Ryu Association of Ontario regularly hosts dinners, summer camps and fundraisers throughout the year. Scheduling is still being arranged for some 2006 events. Check this page regularly for updates.
Special Events The events posted here have been set by the Chito Ryu Association of Ontario for the benefit if its members. Events may be changed or cancelled as needs warrant. Advanced notification will be given whenever possible.
New events will be added throughout the year, so check this page regularly.
Special Yudansha Clinics for the older karateka or those with injuries that would prevent them from attending the regular Yudansha clinics.