Ryusei Karate Grows in Canada

Over the last year, Ryusei Karate-Do Canada has seen some remarkable growth. Until January, our organization had only one dojo with a few members, Barrie Ryusei Karate. Then in January 2002, Peter Zehr and Matthew Mannerow, who used to belong to the Canadian Chito-Ryu association, joined Ryusei Karate-Do. Peter Zehr 4th dan, is the sensei of Matthew Mannerow,…

Winter Madness

With the coming of winter, Ryusei karateka in both Japan and North America went a little nuts. We started going outside to test our spirit and bodies with “snow training.” The madness started in November when Ryusei yudansha in Ontario, Canada, took to backyard training with the first snowfall. We were one-upped by Jean Lauzon…