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Isshinryu Karate

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Isshinryu Karate, founded by Grand Master Tatsuo Shimabuku, is an old Okinawan style that was developed from two older styles, Shorinryu and Gojuryu. Isshinryu emphasizes economical, close-combat techniques and rhythmic combinations, offering hard-impact movements and soft, flowing movements in a single unified style. Exploration of the subtler aspects of karate is balanced with a practical understanding of real-life self-defense situations.

Grand Master Tatsuo Shimabuku