Rocky Mountain Shito-Ryu Karate-Do
Canon City, Colorado
​Canon City's ​ONLY ​ Traditional Japanese Karate Dojo

​​Canon City, nestled in the foot hills of the beautiful Colorado Rocky Mountains, is the home of Rocky Mountain Shito-Ryu Karate Do.  We are a traditional karate dojo teaching the traditional Japanese style of Seito Shito-Ryu. Founded by Master Kenwa Mabuni, Shito-Ryu is one of the four major styles of karate taught in Japan today
Our Lineage
  1. Mabuni Kenwa
    Founder of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do
  2. Mabuni Kenzo
    Founder and Soke of Seito Shito-Ryu Karate-Do May 30th 1927 - June 26th 2005
  3. Mabuni Tsukasa
    3rd and present soke.
  4. John Bartholomay Shihan
    Hanshi Seito Shito Ryu
  5. Jim White Sensei
    Yondan Seito Shito-Ryu , Chief Instructor at Rocky Mountain Shito-Ryu Karate-Do and founder of Defeat the Darkness Women's Self Defense Courses and Seminars
Traditional Karate
Rocky Mountain Shito-Ryu Karate-Do offers martial arts classes for everyone of all ages and genders. Traditional karate teaches discipline, self-control, honor, respect, self-esteem, and many other positive benifits. In a time when there is so much negativity in the world, we CHOOSE TO BE DIFFERENT.