Essential Isshinryu is the recently released book by Trevor Warren and Mike Fenton.  The book is a complete guide to the one heart way including both history and techniques of Isshinryu.

Essential Isshinryu is now available for purchase via, and many online retailers.  For more information please contact the authors via this website or by clicking here.

Click here to view a PDF of the table of contents for this book.

Chitora Dojo held a very successful grading on February 12th, 2009.  After a long night of solid kata and hard fighting the following promotions were awarded.

Billie Findlay - Sankyu - Purple Belt
Rodney Arbouw - Yonkyu - Green Belt
Greg Iwanonkiw - Gokyu - Orange Belt
Alyssa Iwanonkiw - Gokyu - Orange Belt
Logan Takats - Rokyu - Yellow Belt
Sydnie Takats - Rokyu - Yellow Belt

Yellow Stripe Promotions
Jonathon Kaban
Nicholas Titan
Daniel Darosa
Carter Sakiyama
Jamie Gunnell

Congratulations to everyone!

St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay hosted the Thunder Open on Feb 28t, 2009.  Isshinryu karateka were present and did exceptionally well with Jeff Long of the Chitora Dojo winning both the Weapons Grand Championship and the Overall Form Grand Championship and Team Satori Dojo win the Team Kata division.


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.