March 1, 2017

In choosing the first “Devil Dog,” I wanted to ensure that the individual would be made of  “The Right Stuff,” the embodiment of the term “Devil Dog” as it is used by the Marines. The person that I needed, stood close to me and held the guardianship of Grand Master Don Nagle, as an honored vow.

I first met Mr. Passero at a Nick Adler tournament, in Long Island . I was chief referee for the black belt heavyweight division a...

January 25, 2016

Isshinryu Symposium Board


Hosted by: 

Hanshi Bill Marcum

Kyoshi Roxanne Marcum

Kyoshi Heidi Gauntner



Hello Senseis and Karateka,


We are so pleased to bring you this news of the

1st Isshinryu Symposium and Tournament


We would like to personally invite you to this event which includes a tournament and many seminars on June 10th and 11th, 2016 in Canton, Ohio at Walsh College.  This tournament will be held every two years opposite t...

January 23, 2016


October 19, 2015

We unveiled Master Don Nagle's Memorial plaque
at this years AOKA tournament on Master Tatsuo Shimabuku's birthday 9/19/15.


The Nagle family members attended and shared in all of the memories and love for our leader.


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