Updated 07/12/2013 / © 2009-
The style of Isshin-
The ability to alter the moves to your body style and type, and the focus on balance
and mobility over appearance makes Isshinryu one of the best overall martial arts
styles for anyone to learn. You can read more about Isshin-
“Eight Poems of the Fist”
A person’s heart is the same as heaven and earth.
The Blood circulating is similar to sun and moon.
The manner of drinking and spitting is either hard or soft.
A persons unbalance is the same as a weight.
The body should be able to chance directions at anytime.
The time to strike is when the opportunity presents itself.
The eyes must see all sides.
The ears must listen in all directions
Tatsuo Shimabuku, founder of Isshin-