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.

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]

Puerto Rico 2019

“A very special THANK YOU to our Order of Isshin-Ryu brothers in Puerto Rico – Sensei Jesus Jimenez and Sensei Tato Rivera – for the great hospitality and training that they shared with us last weekend in Puerto… [read more]

2019 Fall Shiai

The Order of Isshin-Ryu Karate enjoyed a great Shiai on October 5, 2019! Congratulations to Sensei Dan Popp on his promotion to Nana Dan (7th Degree Black Belt)! Congratulations to Maja Novakovic on her Ik Kyu… [read more]