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Isshin Ryu Karate Club
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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                      Isshin Ryu Karate Club

                                   Albuquerque, New Mexico                                              
              


                                                                
   Our currently featured member dojo is Isshin Ryu Karate Club, owned and operated by Master Herb Edmon, 7th Dan and his wife, Sensei Barbara Edmon, 5th Dan.  Sensei Herb Edmon began formally teaching out of his Albuquerque home, starting with his wife and children. Word spread and soon many children in the neighborhood joined the classes.  His following grew to the point where he had to move his classes to a local community center. 
  As a result of his dedication to teaching Isshinryu and helping underprivileged families, Sensei Edmon garnered notoriety and assistance from city officials to secure his own building to further aid the community through the study of Isshinryu.  In 1994, the Edmons were granted a lease on their current site from the city.  In December 2012, the City of Albuquerque approved the sale of the property to the Edmons' Isshin Ryu Karate Club.  The dedicated staff of the dojo continues to teach hundreds of students of all ages and enrich the lives of thousands in their community.
   
   
Photos:
top- Grand Master Angi Uezu, accompanied by Grand Master Christopher Chase,
visited Isshin Ryu Karate Club during his 2012 US tour.
center- Master Uezu and Master Chase with the Isshin Ryu Karate Club Staff
bottom - Sensei Barbara Edmon, Grand Master Chase, Grand Master Uezu, Master Herb Edmon