Our Favorite Links and Books

 

RELATED DOJOS

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OKINAWAN KARATE CLUB OF DALLAS (Ilene Smoger Sensei)

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OKINAWAN KARATE CLUB OF ANN ARBOR (Barb Christensen Sensei)

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CAROLINA PINES DOJO (Mary Margaret Graham Sensei)

VERY IMPORTANT WEBSITES

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OKINAWAN SHORIN-RYU KARATE INTERNATIONAL ASSOC. (OSKIA)

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SHUDOKAN MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION (SMAA)

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TOYEI PRODUCTIONS (Get O'Sensei's videos!)

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Blue Sky Exhibits (Tim's Bread and Butter)

OTHER DOJOS AND ORGANIZATIONS    

         +  Atlanta’s Traditional Okinawan Karate Dojo: Mark Moeller Sensei

+ The Best Karate School in Miami: Luis Fernandez Sensei
+ The Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate Homepage (Steve Ritterspoon Sensei)
+ SHUDOKAN MARTIAL ARTS ASSOCIATION (SMAA)

+ North American Beikoku Shido-kan Association (Kobayashi Shorin Ryu - Iha dojo)
+ M.A.S.T.E.R. - Martial Arts Students & Teachers Educational Resource
+ Watai Dojo: Sam Pearson
+ The Shorin-ryu Suiken Assoc. HomePage: A branch of Matsumura Orthodox
+ Official WMKA Website: World Matsubayashi (Shorin-ryu)
+ Nihon Budokan Shorin-Ryu Karate-Do
+ JOURNAL OF ASIAN MARTIAL ARTS
+ Grand Master Ansei Ueshiro version of Matsubayashi Shorin-ryu
+ SENNIN FOUNDATION CENTER FOR JAPANESE CULTURAL ARTS (H. E. Davey Sensei) 
+ George Alexander: Int. Shorin Ryu Karate Kobudo Fed Honbu Dojo/Yamazato Prod
+ Charles Bonét Sensei: Bronx representative of Shobayashi Shorin-ryu Karate.
+ OKINAWA KARATE-DO SHORIN RYU KISHABA JUKU
+ Kenshin Kan Shorin-ryu
+ INTERNATIONAL SEIBUKAN KARATE-DO ASSOCIATION - Okinawan Shorin Ryu
+ Furyu: The Budo Jounal of Classical Japanese Martial Arts and Culture.
+ Okinawa Bujutsu Kenkyujo: Okinawa Budo Research Centre
+ Patrick McCarthy’s Site
+ Japanese Cultural Arts Center @ 2323 -A Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA
+ Ryukyu Kempo: A Classic Okinawan Karate (Grand Master Taika Oyata)
+ International Karate Kobudo Federation ®
+ Kobayashi Shorin-ryu Karate
+ Scholar Warrior’s Japanese Dictionary.
+ Welcome to Jeffrey’s Japanese English Dictionary Server
+ Isshin-ryu Karate: Tatsuo Shimabukoro’s style.
+ The Order of Isshin-Ryu
+ Another Isshin-ryu Karate site
+ Galvan’s Cyber Dojo (kendo)
+ Fighting Arts An excellent resource
+ CyberDojo Journal: An excellent resource
+ The Dragon Times: An excellent resource
+ The Journal of Asian Martial Arts
+ BUGEI TRADING COMPANY: The ancient Samurai military arts.
+ E/B Productions: Shotokan Karate instructional videos
+ Kyokushin Karate: Australia: Mas Oyama’s style
+ Karate Internet Resource
+ THE BATTLEGROUND HOME PAGE!
+ Small Circle JujitsuTM International
+ Rickson Gracie’s HomePage
+ Martial Arts Clip Art
+ BlackBelt Magazine
+ Tuttle HomePage
+ Turtle Press HomePage
+ Atrium Society: Martial Arts for Peace bookstore
+ Ryukyu Imports, Inc.: America’s Largest Martial Art Book Source
+ Century Martial Arts Supply
+ Martial Arts Uniforms from ALLBlackbelt.com
+ Kamikaze and Shureido products
+ DOSHIN Martial Arts Supplies
+ Spartan Martial Arts Supply
+ Yakima Karate (Washinton Shudokan dojo)
+ SHODO BY Kathleen West (beautiful artwork)                                                                                    

+ National Womens Martial Art Federation:  Look for their special training workshops                                      

+ Pacific Association of Woman Martial Arts:  Look for their summer training camps

+ Kibusho - Martial Arts and Philosophy

+ Traditional Okinawan Rengokai World Championships Atlanta, GA

+ Anding deLeon Arnis site

+ Martial Art Search

+  Suigetsu Dojo Dara Masi Sensei, NY Dojo

+  Martial Arts Equipment and Supplies from TNT Dojo
Description: Martial Arts Equipment and Supplies including sparring gear, uniforms, martial arts videos and books, tae kwon do, karate, judo, kung fu gear.

+  Tenkara karate Dojo Patrick Hussey Sensei, Sarasota, NY 

+  the martialarm martial arts supplies centre

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

BOOKS

Aikido: The Coordination of Mind and Body for Self-Defense, Koichi Thoei

Amazons, Guerrieres, et Gaillardes, Pierre Samuel

American Freestyle Karate: A Guide to Sparring, Dan Anderson

Asian Fighting Arts, Donn F. Draeger

The Book of the Five Rings, Myamoto Musashi

The Bible of Karate Bubuishi, Patrick McCarthy

The Essence of Okinawan Karatedo, Shoshin Nagamine

Fear Into Anger: A Manual of Self Defense for Women, Py Bateman

Fight Back! Feminist Resistance to Male Violence, ed. Frederique Delacost & Felice Newman

The Fighting Arts, Michael Croucher & Howard Reid

Japanese Swordsmanship, Donn Draeger & Gorgon Wagner

Karatedo: My Way of Life, Gichin Funakoshi

Karate-do Foundations, Mark R. Moeller

Karate's History & Traditions, Bruce A. Haines

The Martial Arts, Dr. Richard Chin & Susan Ribber

The Martial Arts and Ways of Japan Series: Classical Begets, Classical Budo, Modern Begets & Budo, Donn F. Draeger

The Martial Spirit, Harmine Kauz

Modern Arnis, Rely Press

Okinawa Island of Karate, George Alexander

Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles & Secret Techniques, Mark Bishop

Moving Zen: Karate as a Way to Gentleness, C.B. Knuckle

Secrets of the Samurai, Oscar Ratty & Addle Westbrook

Self Defense for Women, Mary Heiny & Donald Monkerud

Shukokai Karate Kata, Thomas Morris

The Weaponless Warriors, Richard Kim

Zen in the Art of Archery, Eugene Herrigel

PERIODICALS AND PAMPHLETS

Fighting Woman News, Valerie Eads, Ed.

Women's Self Defense: 22 Commonly Asked Questions, Jo Anne Spiro