Kobudo certification

The purpose of this program has multiple layers, but the primary one is to insure that I.I.K.A. members who are interested in learning the kobudo kata of our system, but do not have the access to do so, would have the opportunity to learn from a certified, organizational instructor. We felt that the best way Kobudo certification

Ladies of Isshinryu

Sensei Carol Burris started Ladies of Isshin-ryu in 1994 with the first training session held at the Burris Martial Arts Center in Athens, Tennessee. Women from various dojos throughout Tennessee attended with different female instructors from Tennessee dojos leading segments throughout the day, much the same as the format now used during LOI sessions at Ladies of Isshinryu