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.

Sensei Advincula and the Megami

Master Cimorosi spent the day on June 29, 2019 learning from Sensei Arcenio Advincula at a seminar in New Jersey. The seminar was hosted by Sensei Scott Fawcett, a student of Sensei Advincula, and his wife… [read more]

2019 Summer Shiai

The 2019 Order of Isshin-Ryu Summer Shiai held on June 15, 2019 was a great event with many Masters of Isshin-Ryu karate from other organizations in attendance.  In addition to our tournament, there were seminars… [read more]

In Memory of Master Barry L. Smith

In Memory of Master Barry L. Smith, 9th Dan, Order of Isshin-Ryu 1945 – 2019 It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that our brother and friend, Master Barry L. Smith,… [read more]