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.

Legends of Shorinryu

Legends of Shorinryu Symposium

The Symposium was the idea of Sensei Andy Rodriguez and Shoshihan Yoshi Sakimukai. They invited the Order of Isshin-Ryu and Zentokukai organizations to participate in planning a weekend training seminar where participants would get together and train without regard to style or rank.

Day with the Masters

Day with the Masters

October 18, 2014 By Diane Ortenzio-Cooling The American Isshinryu organization, headed by Grandmaster Ernie Temple, 10th dan, organizes a “Day with the Masters” event every year for all black belt members. It is a seminar… [read more]

2014 Fall Shiai

Fall Shiai 2014

It was a big day on October 11 when the Order of Isshin-Ryu gathered for the yearly Fall Shiai. In addition to the usual competitions, a promotion ceremony was held for two notable members. Denshi… [read more]