On January 15th, 2015 the Chitora Dojo celebrated it's 20th Anniversary, as part of the festivities, Hanshi Mady visited Thunder Bay to share his knowledge and also to do a grading.

After a very challenging testing, the following promotions were granted.

Keira Purdon - Kokoro Dojo - Ikkyu

Justin Johnson - Chitora Dojo - Nidan and Isshinryu Kobudo Shodan


On July 12th, 2014, Six Members of the Chitora Dojo enter the Conquer the Fort Mud Run at Fort William Historical park.  It was 7K+ of mud and obstacles.  All in all, it was great fun.

To make it more challenging, full gi's were the team attire, complemented by many as the outfit of the day, check out these extreme before and after pics.

Full Team lineup - Trevor Warren, Mike Fenton, Jeff Long, Justin Johnson, Adrianna Tikka and Sarah Galick.

Before the Run..


After the Run!


Full Gallery here http://isshinryu.ca/site/gallery-features-menu-46/thunder-bay-on/conquer-the-fort-mud-run-2014


May 16th to 18th Thunder Bay Hosts the 2014 Canadian Isshinryu Expo!

Dozens of great seminars and training opportunities!  See the poster for more details.

Isshinryu Expo Poster


General news about Isshinryu Karate
News from the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia.
News from Kenora, ON
News regarding the American Okinawan Karate Assocation (AOKA) and its events.
News from the City of Windsor, Ontario and the Chikara Dojo.
News from the City of Brandon, Manitoba and the West-Man Dojo.
News from the City of Cookstown, Ontario.
News from the City of Thunder Bay, Ontario and the Chitora Dojo, Chibushi Dojo, Satori Dojo, Toshikai Dojo and the Kokoro Dojo.
News from the City of Ottawa, Ontario and the Toshikai Dojo.