We were honoured to be asked by International Chito-Ryu Karate Federation Canada to design their new website. This site represents all Canadian Chito-Ryu member dojos who are directly affiliated to Soke, and the International Chito-Ryu Karate-Do Federation.
CHITO-RYU KARATE-DO means
The thousand year old style of the empty handed way.
'CHI' means 'one thousand'.
'TO' refers to China’s Tang dynasty (618-907), which is where To-de (which later became known as Karate-do) is commonly thought have sprung from.
'RYU' is the Japanese word for style.CHITO-RYU KARATE-DO' means 'The thousand year old style of the empty handed way.