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]

Winter Shiai, 2020

On February 15th, 2020 The Order of Isshin-Ryu Karate family and guests gathered for their Winter Shiai. Tournament kata and kumite were performed, as well as Kyu rank evaluations and a special seminar by Sensei… [read more]

Elkton Dojo Demonstration

On Saturday, January 25th, members of the Elkton Dojo represented the Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) at the American Cancer Society, Martin Luther King awareness and benefit at Elkton High School. The history of Karate and… [read more]

Fight Night

In January, Sensei Adam Knox travelled down from West Chester, Pennsylvania to host a ‘Fight Night’ at the Elkton Dojo.  It was an excellent class for the students of the Elkton Dojo as well as… [read more]

Texas Isshin-Ryu Karate Kai Seminar, 2019

In November, Grandmaster Cooling (Denshi) and Master Ortenzio-Cooling were invited once again to give seminars for Master Bob Kristensen’s Texas Isshinryu Karate Kai.For the 2019 seminar, Master Ortenzio covered warm-ups and knife self-defense. Grandmaster Cooling explained the Code of… [read more]