The Order of Isshin Ryu, founded by Master Toby Cooling, has the following goals:

  • Perpetuate the teachings of Master Toby Cooling and those of his teachers
  • Provide and maintain standards for the attainment of black belt status
  • Foster a sense of family and community among members
  • Organize shiai and special classes to provide opportunities for members to learn and grow within the martial arts
  • Keep the costs of participation as low as possible for members