Sensei A.J. Advincula is considered one of the foremost authority on
Isshinryu Karate. This site is an educational resource in which you will
find articles written by A.J. Advincula on the history of Isshinryu, its
origins, applications and theory.
His career in the art of Karate has spanned over 6 decades. As a student
and teacher of many disciplines, Sensei A.J. Advincula's wisdom is
priceless and insightful. He is schooled in the art of Escrima, Ryukonkai Kobodo,
Hindiandi, Marine Close Combat Techniques and Isshinryu Karate.
Enclosed you will find videos, photos, rare documents, and detail
stories that will help to enlighten, the novice practitioner to the
seasoned Karate Ka, about the origins and history of Isshinryu and Karate
as a martial art.
This site also serves as a dedication to Tatsuo Shimabuku, the founder
of Isshinryu Karate and Sensei A.J. Advinculas teacher. Together, let us
celebrate the legacy Tatsuo has created and the style in which so many
lives have been enriched and forever changed. Kanpai.