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Located in the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area, Yoseikan Anderson Karate School offers classes in "Chito-Ryu" karate and Practial self defense classes for adults, children, and people with limited free time.

What is "Chito-Ryu" karate? Chito-Ryu is a Japanese martial art designed to strengthen the body, mind, and spirit. It focuses on self defense, self discipline, self awareness and self control, while helping to improve flexibility, strength, and balance. Students will learn the physical, psychological and philosophical aspects of Chito-ryu Karate. Come and explore a well rounded martial art.


 Doctor Tsuyoshi Chitose (O-Sensei), founder of Chito-Ryu

Doctor Tsuyoshi Chitose, O-Sensei

 Hanshi William Dometrich, 8th Dan, Founder of the US Chito-Kai

William J. Dometrich, Hanshi

Hanshi's Heroes

Since 2012, Yoseikan Anderson has participated with family, friends and other members of the United States Chito-kai in the Parkinson's Steady Strides 5K Run/Walk under the team name of "Hanshi's Heroes".  As many of you know, Hanshi Dometrich had Parkinson's Disease.  Please consider joining the team or donating.

For more information, please see Sensei Shawna or go to the Steady Strides page on the USCK website.


Happy Birthday Sensei Lingo!

On Tuesday, March 14th, Yoseikan Anderson celebrated Sensei Shawna Lingo's birthday in between classes in the evening (officially her birthday is March 15th).  There was cake and cards and everyone sang "Happy Birthday" to our favorite sensei.

Hanshi Dometrich 6th Year Memorial Clinic

On Saturday, March 3, 2018, 17 members of Yoseikan Anderson participated in the Hanshi Dometrich 6th Year Memorial Clinic hosted at the Radisson Riverfront Hotel in Covington, Kentucky.

It was a great day of training with many old and new friends from near and far.  All ranks were represented and the instruction was great as always.

Kangeiko 2018


On Friday, January 26th, six members of Yoseikan Anderson participated in the 38th annual Kangeiko (winter training) hosted at the Honbu dojo in Covington, Kentucky. Shihan William Jansak and our own Shihan Shawna Lingo were the instructors.