Chito Ryu Association of Ontario

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  The official governing body for Chito Ryu Karate in Ontario October

The mandate of the CRAO is to encourage and promote Chito Ryu Karate in Ontario. This includes holding tournaments, clinics, promotional and fundraising events, the collection and proper dispersement of fees and earnings, assisting dojo heads with educational and training materials and coordinating the efforts of all Chito Ryu karateka with the Hombucho, Sensei Shane Higashi.

The headquarters of the CRAO is located in Toronto at:

89 Curlew Drive
Toronto, Ontario
M3A 2P8
Phone: (416) 444-5310



Japanese Kanji characters

Kara (empty)
Te (hand)
Do (way)


All of the members of CRAO are also members of the Chito-Ryu Karate-do Association of Canada

The Chito-Ryu Association of Ontario, is a member of the Karate Association of Ontario.

All provincial karate associations fall under the
National Karate Association.

The National Karate Association is a member of the World Karate Association.