Chito Ryu Association of Ontario

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  The official governing body for Chito Ryu Karate in Ontario  

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)

Member Registration 2004-2005

The new membership season has begun and all dojos are asked to compile a list of their members and submit them to CRAO for forwarding to KOA, CCRA and NKA. Dojo heads have the convenience of registering on-line or using a mail-in form.

Membership Registration

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.