Welcome to the Order of Isshin-Ryu

The Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) is dedicated to teaching the art of Isshin-Ryu Karate as handed down by its founder, Tatsuo Shimabuku. The instructors (Sensei) hope to guide their students to understand more about themselves as well as enable them to become highly skilled in the art of self-defense.

Elkton Dojo Demonstration

On Saturday, January 25th, members of the Elkton Dojo represented the Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) at the American Cancer Society, Martin Luther King awareness and benefit at Elkton High School. The history of Karate and… [read more]

Fight Night

In January, Sensei Adam Knox travelled down from West Chester, Pennsylvania to host a ‘Fight Night’ at the Elkton Dojo.  It was an excellent class for the students of the Elkton Dojo as well as… [read more]

Texas Isshin-Ryu Karate Kai Seminar, 2019

In November, Grandmaster Cooling (Denshi) and Master Ortenzio-Cooling were invited once again to give seminars for Master Bob Kristensen’s Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai.For the 2019 seminar, Master Ortenzio covered warm-ups and knife self-defense. Grandmaster Cooling explained the Code of… [read more]