Memorial Tournament

All Isshin-Ryu practitioners are welcome to join us to celebrate Grandmaster Cooling’s legacy, compete, and enjoy the comradery of the Isshin-Ryu family!  We promise you an event that runs efficiently with unique awards in each division.  

All proceeds from this event will benefit the Grandmaster Toby Cooling Memorial Scholarship, established in 2023 at Bohemia Manor High School, which is available to any student pursuing a college degree.

This is a unique tournament to honour Master Cooling and his legacy.

It will be held October 12, 2024 at Bohemia Manor High School in Chesapeake City MD, with Master’s Seminars on the 11th and is open to all Isshinryu practitioners to commemorate the legacy of Grand Master Cooling.

In a adddition to the Regular divisions we also have divisions for beginners doing Kihon, Handicapable divisions for Kihon, kata and Weapons and Denshi’s Favourite Kata and Random Kata for both Junior and Adult Black Belts.

Original and Unique trophies for both Kyu and Black Belt Grand Champions for Youth, Junior and Adult Divisions

Grand Champions in the following Divisions

Black Belt Kata

Black Belt Kumite, Men

Black Belt Kumite, Women

Junior Black Belt Kata (13-17)

Youth Black Belt Kata (5-12)

Junior Kyu Rank Kata (13-17)

Youth Kyu Rank Kata (5-12)

Adult Kyu Rank Kata

Tournament Registration is open  Click here

Tournament Registration pricing:

$65.00 Prior to August 31 

$75.00 Prior to Sept 30

$85.00 After Sept 30 and at the door. 

$10.00 per additional division                                                                                                                                                      

Seminars by Order of Isshinryu Grand Masters

Seminar Registration Pricing:

$30.00 Prior to August 31 

$35.00 Prior to Sept 30

$40.00 After Sept 30 and at the door


Know before you go! Here are the Rules.

Hotel Information, Click Here.  If you are staying at the Hampton, you must use discount code KGT when you register.

Sponsorship is still available. Click Here for more information about getting involved.

Limited Edition T-Shirts available $30.00 US

After party dinner at Patriot’s Glen Golf Course, tickets are $35.00 US per person.