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.

Black Belts & Guests

2014 Summer Shiai Hosts Various Honored Guests

Elkton, Maryland – June 20 & 21, 2014. The annual Summer Order of Isshin Ryu shiai weekend kicked off with a seminar held at Hombu Dojo on Friday evening.

Puerto Rico Dojo Visit

OI Visits the Sunsu Dojo in Puerto Rico

Guayama, Puerto Rico – April 10 – 15, 2014. Eight members of the Elkton Dojo recently returned from a trip to the Sunsu Dojo, home of Sensei Jesus Jimenez, Nana-dan.

Master Cooling, Master Ewing, Master Latimer, Master Smith

2014 February Shiai

Our shiai on February 8, 2014 was a blast! We started on time and were able to get everyone on the road for home by 1:30 PM before the snow began.
In addition to the… [read more]