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Isshando International American Okinawan Karate Association (IIAOKA & Kobudo)
New Bridge Street Jacksonville, North Carolina 1958 Don Nagle meets up with Ernie Cates and starts teaching Isshinryu.
At this location such pioneers as Rick Niemira, Don Bohan, Gary Alexander, Lewis Lizotte, Ronald Duncan & Ed McGrath all worked together to develop the skills that they would bring home to their respective communities. Our dojo Ed McGrath's School of Isshinryu was founded on September 19th.,1959 upon Don Nagle returning home from his service in the United States Marine Corps.