Ryusei Barrie Blog

A New Year and a New Hope

A New Year and a New Hope

In November Canada Ryusei students participated in a clinic in Sherbrooke, Quebec, hosted by Chantal Lepage-Sensei and her senior student, Anik Desrosiers. Joining the Quebec Ryusei students were participants from three Ontario dojo, including Matt Mannerow and Ronan Johnson from Grey-Bruce Ryusei; Rick Going and Alex Mack from Ottawa Ryusei; and Carminha Caneira and I…

Winter 2019 Classes

Winter 2019 Classes

Our karate classes will continue through the holidays into the New Year on the same nights and times. But in December and the beginning of January, there will be three class cancellations: Thursday, December 6, 2018 (church event) Tuesday, December 25, 2018 (Christmas) Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (New Year’s Day) We will have a class…

Learning the Power of Hips

Learning the Power of Hips

Last July, Ryusei Karate-Do Canada was happy to host Ken Sakamoto-Sensei for a series of clinics. During the visit, Sakamoto-Sensei freely shared the results of his hard practice and study, combining his own insights with what he learned from O-Sensei and, more recently, from Katsuhiko Shinzato-Sensei, head of Shōrin-ryū Kishaba Juku in Okinawa. On his…