Grey-Bruce Ryusei
Karate Club

Traditional Style Okinawan Karate

Ryusei Karate Clubs
in Grey-Bruce

RYUSEI KARATE-DO is a style of karate that combines punches, kicks, strikes, blocks, throws, joint locks and pressure-point tactics. For more info:

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In the Grey-Bruce Ryusei dojo our focus is on self-defence and realizing the individual’s potential in the martial arts. Karate is an appropriate activity for all ages. No one is too old. Come out and give it a try.

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

Beginner/Younger kids

Intermediate/Older kids


The essence of Karate-do lies in the development of individuals. Karate-do transcends social class, age and fortune, and it can be mastered by everybody.

—Tsuyoshi Chitose


Head instructor for the Wiarton dojo

Peter Zehr started his training in Chito-ryu karate in 1981. He studied in Toronto under Shane Higashi-Sensei until 2002. During this time he also trained with Peter Giffen-Sensei (Barrie Ryusei Karate-Do) and other top instructors. Zehr-Sensei holds the rank of third-degree black belt in Chito-ryu, second degree in the National Karate Association, and is currently a Rokudan (sixth-degree black belt), Renshi (Polished teacher) in Ryusei Karate.


Head instructor for the Chesley dojo

Matt Mannerow began his karate training at the age of 10 in Chesley, taught by Peter Zehr-Sensei. In 1994 Matt started to train very seriously and has never looked back. He started going to Toronto in 1997 to train under Higashi-Sensei (head of Chito-ryu karate in Canada) and Giffen-Sensei.

Free Classes

Come to try a free week of classes! Please contact us if you are interested.