The Isshinryu Preservation Society is a group for like minded Isshinryu Karatedo practitioners who are interested in preserving Isshinryu's history & traditions for future generations. We welcome all Isshinryu branches to participate and have available for members a wealth of historical and current media on Isshinryu Karate and Okinawa Martial Arts. We travel frequently to Okinawa to further our martial skills and also obtain historical & current information from the Okinawans. As a member you will have free access to much of this information, receive a quaterly newsletter, Society patch, discounts on Society merchandise and also receive a beautiful membership certificate to hang in your home or dojo.
Shimabuku Shinsho "Ciso" Sensei, the 2nd son of Isshinryu's founder, Shimabuku Tatsuo. A DVD documentary series created by Isshinryu Sensei Carol Womack, in these personal interviews Ciso Sensei talks about his father, Isshinryu history and Isshinryu's gokui. A must for any serious martial artist. The series is in (3) parts, Part I, Part II & Part III. These videos will shed light on this little known teacher of Isshinryu who was inducted into the Isshinryu Hall of Fame in 2009.
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