Virtual Summer Shiai, 2020

On July 18, 2020, a new milestone was reached within the Order of Isshin-Ryu. Our first Virtual Shiai! Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Summer Shiai was held in a Zoom Meeting format.  There are… [read more]

Family Returns Home

The COVID-19 Pandemic of this year has brought many challenges to the family of the Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) both personally and with the practice of their Martial Arts.  We have persevered, however, and adjusted… [read more]

Adjusting Our Sails

Since early March, 2020, the world has been struggling to handle the COVID-19 virus.  Schools have been closed, businesses shut down, activities cancelled, and restrictions enforced.  It has been a challenging time at home, at… [read more]

Australian Dojo

Over the past two years, Mr. Michael Langtry of the Order of Isshin-Ryu (San Dan) has been busy constructing a new Dojo in Long Beach (South Coast), New South Wales, Australia. Mr. Langtry has been working… [read more]

One Family, One Dojo

Becoming part of a Dojo under Grandmaster Cooling is like becoming part of a family. The Order of Isshin-Ryu is One Family-One Dojo. Karate-ka will travel between their Dojos frequently to share their knowledge, train… [read more]