Ware Ware Karate-do oh Shugyo Surumonowa,
Tsuneni Bushido Seishin oh Wasurezu,
Wa to Nin Oh Motte Nashi,
Soshite Tsutomereba Kanarazu Tassu

We who study karate-doh,
Must never forget the spirit of the warriors way.
With peace, perseverance and hard work,
We will reach our goal.

Dr. Tsuyoshi Chitose,
1898 - 1984

"The ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of character of its participants."

Gichin Funakoshi, 1869 - 1957

What is Chito Ryu Karate?

Chito-Ryu is one of the oldest styles of karate in Canada. It's founder was a physician and optimized it's training methods to provide safe physical conditioning while maintaining maximal effectiveness.  Like most other karate styles there is an emphasis on character development by focusing on good manners, self-discipline, physical fitness as well as self-defense.  Check out our History/Concepts link to learn more.

Instruction at all Canadian Chito-Ryu Karate Association clubs is given by experienced Black Belt instructors registered with the National Karate Association in Canada.

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Chito Ryu Karate can be practiced by all ages. No special athletic abilities or flexibility is required. 

Calgary Chito Ryu Karate Club has been teaching Calgarians Karate for 35 years.  We are family friendly with parents and kids able to train together. 

Our Head Instructors:

Shihan (International Master Instructor)

Shihan (International Master Instructor)

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