Road to Recovery

In the last few weeks, we have begun to see things starting to return to normal around us after a long battle with COVID-19.  With relaxed restrictions, in-person tournaments have finally begun to re-emerge.  The Order of Isshin-Ryu Martial Arts (OIMA) recently participated in two open tournaments in the region. On May 22nd, representatives of

Fighting COVID-19

With the rise of COVID-19 restrictions almost a year ago, the Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) continued training this past year through virtual classes. On Friday nights, Master Kline’s special class focuses on being prepared to fight – defending your family outside of the movie theater or pizza shop or wherever the need arises.  The focus

Winter Virtual Shiai, 2021

  As COVID-19 restrictions continue to restrict travel and gatherings, the Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) held its first Shiai of 2021 virtually on February 13, 2021.  This year is very special as it marks the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the OI, which was founded on January 15, 1971.  We had a great turnout

Fall Promotions, 2020

The last 6 months have proven to be challenging for many people, from all over the world, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  The Order of Isshin-Ryu (OI) has remained OI Strong, however, by introducing virtual classes, evaluation opportunities, and Shiai participation.  We have ‘adjusted our sails’ to continue our training.  At this time, OI Dojos

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 our sails to keep training while not in our respective Dojo’s. Sensei David Ginn sparked a Virtual Dojo experience that