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.

2018 Day with the Masters

Excellent Day with the Masters!  At this year’s Day with the Master’s, there were four different seminars that included agility drills, sparring drills, attacking and counter attacking drills, and Bo versus Sai attack and counter… [read more]

2018 Arnis Seminar in Elkton

In August, Sensei Popp led an outstanding Arnis seminar at the Hombu Dojo. He covered basics using both partner and bag work to practice with safety and practicality using the weapons.  The class worked basic… [read more]

2108 Beach Seminar at Lake Tahoe

Denshi and I had the pleasure of hosting our Order of Isshinryu brothers, Sensei Popp, Sensei Ragan, Mr. Michael Langtry, and Sensei Ragan’s wife JoAnn at our home last weekend. Everyone was in town for… [read more]