All Isshinryu Practitioners Building & Recognizing Master Tatsuo Shimabuku's Vision Together
Annual Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony
The Board of Directors of the Isshinryu Hall of Fame review each and every nomination submission at their Annual Retreat and select the finalists out of many hundred of qualified nominations.
The Awards Ceremony is attended by 500 Isshinryu Masters, Instructors, Students and Families
Tournament of the Year
If you compete, there is no other Isshinryu event, anywhere that offers the opportunity to compete against your peers in a professionally organized, unbiased tournament against the most elite ladies and gentelmen in the world.
There are divisions for Youth and Adults in Kata, Kumite & Weapons.
2019 Isshinryu Hall of Fame.
Induction into the Isshinryu Hall of Fame is a permanent recognition of a lifetime of dedication to Isshinryu. Congratulations!
Call the Black Bear Inn & Suites* in Gatlinburg, our Tournament Headquarters, for your room reservations! 800-933-0777 or 865-436-5656 Be sure to identify yourself as Isshinryu Hall of Fame to receive room discount!
Isshinryu was the vision of Master Tatsuo Shimabuku
It was officially introduced on January 15, 1956
Come Celebrate with Us!
Continue the History Show your support of Isshinryu's Past Share a Memorial Message in the Annual Yearbook Journal