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HISTORY OF CHIMO-RYU

Chimo-ryu Jiu-Jitsu club began in the fall of 1978 by Sensei Paul Stegweit in the old YMCA building Sensei Stegweit was chief Sensei for 21 years.

Club crest

CHIMO RYU

Club Crest

CHIMO

“Chimo” is a Canadian Indigenous and Inuit word meaning welcome.

RYU

“Ryu” is Japanese meaning the way, the style, the school.

POLAR BEAR

The Canadian Polar Bear has been chosen as our emblem for its legendary speed, endurance, strength, and cunning.

RISING SUN

The rising sun is reflective of Jiu-Jitsu’s Japanese origin.

The rising sun is reflective of Jiu-Jitsu’s Japanese origin.

CREST

To complete our crest we therefore combine the Polar Bear against the rising sun, appropriately encircled by a laurel victory wreath.

The rising sun is reflective of Jiu-Jitsu’s Japanese origin.

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PAUL STEGWEIT
PAUL STEGWEIT8th Degree Black Belt
FOUNDER
“The Art of Jiu Jitsu professionally taught, instills a student with infinite possibilities of what can be accomplished.”
DAN POIRIER
DAN POIRIER7th Degree Black Belt
CHIEF SENSEI
November 2011 Canadian Jiu-Jitsu council
“The more you sweat in practice the less you bleed in battle.”
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“ I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times ”
BRUCE LEE • QUOTE OF THE DAY

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CANADIAN JIU-JITSU COUNCIL MEMBERSHIP FEE Due First of January each year Please pay cash to Sensei Dan Youth $10.00 Adults 16 plus $25.00 Black [...]

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