Calendar of Events

    • May 28, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Hombu Dojo, 1101 E. Pulaski Hwy, Elkton

    This is a continuing education meeting for our senseis as well as a strategy meeting to benefit the OIMA. All senseis and senior dans are requested to attend.

    The Board is also respectfully requesting that you try to join us in person. If that is not possible, we will be offering a link for you to zoom in and participate.

    We will be heading out for lunch together afterward.

    **The meeting begins at 10 am. Please be sure you are logged in BEFORE 10 am. **

    Please register no later than Thursday, May 26 at midnight so that you will receive the Zoom link to join in.

    Questions may be referred to Master Ortenzio at

    • June 17, 2022
    • June 18, 2022
    • Southfield, Michigan

    Hosted by Grandmaster Willie Adams and KIAI, this annual seminar and tournament are a spectatular way to represent the OI and get acquainted with the Isshinryu family in the midwest.

    The event is held in Detroit, which is about a 45 minute drive from Sensei Al Panazzola's dojo in Windsor, Ontario. Take the opportunity to stay a few days and visit his dojo and our OI family there.

    Master Ortenzio will be attending. If you are going as well, please contact her.

    • July 10, 2022
    • 9:00 AM
    • 40 Meadow Breeze Lane, Washington, NJ 07882

    An excellent opportunity for all OI members to gain experience competing or refereeing. This will be an outdoor event!

    Ask your sensei for information about how your dojo will be participating. Master Cimorosi and his dojo will be attending.

    Plan to arrive by 9 am for registration. Competition begins at 10:30 am.

    Location: Meadow Breeze Park
                  40 Meadow Breeze Ln
                  Washington, NJ 07882

    More info:

    • July 15, 2022
    • July 16, 2022
    • Gatlinburg, TN

    Time to make plans for the annual Isshinryu Hall of Fame! This is the premier event of the year for Isshinryu martial artists! It includes seminars, awards, a banquet and one of the largest tournaments in the US.

    The deadline to submit a nomination to any of the award categories is Friday, April 1.

    Since it began in 1980, the IHOF has recognized the leaders, movers, and shakers within Isshin-Ryu. This has come to include 11 OI black belts and 2 honorary OI members in the Hall of Fame, plus countless members of our family who were recognized in the other categories.

    Please check out the website for details about nominations, hotels, and things to do while in Gatlinburg. Don't wait to make plans to be there this year and represent your OI family and Grandmaster Cooling!

    • September 24, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bohemia Manor High School
    Registration is closed

    Our final shiai of the year is almost here! Competition, demonstrations AND training are scheduled until 4 pm. Please plan to be there for the day.


    9 am       - Doors open. Check-in begins.

    9:30 am   - Black belt meeting

    10 am      - Kyu evaluations begin

    10:45 am - SHIAI BEGINS WITH BOW-IN.

    Registration deadline is THURSDAY, Sept 22 at midnight.
    This is a pre-registration event only.
    There is NO registration at the door. 

    Cost: $10 for OI members. Free for spectators.

    Questions may be referred to Sensei Chris Harris, Dai Sempai, at

    • September 30, 2022
    • October 02, 2022
    • Ocean City, MD

    Save the date for the fun weekend of the year! We will be working out, playing hard, and enjoying the beach at Ocean City, MD.

    More info to come!

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