MARTIAL ARTS EQUIPMENT

bulletVirtueMart Martial Art Equipment sold by our students Greg Sensei & Cody Sensei.  You may also call 972-467-8403.

MARTIAL ARTS GIFTS AND ACCESSORIES

bulletThree Tears Logo Three Tears Karate -- Unique martial arts gifts and accessories sold by our student Lia Sensei. 

VERY IMPORTANT ASSOCIATIONS

bullet National Womens Martial Art Federation (NWMAF)  Look for their special training workshops
bullet   Association of Women Martial Arts Instructors (AWMAI)  Look for their instructor training camps
bullet Women Martial Art Instructor's (WMAI) Listserve Listserve for women black belts and instructors
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Screen Shot 2013-01-18 at 9.14.39 PMRyuku Karatejutsu Kokusai Kenyukai Patrick McCarthy Hanshi / International Ryukyu Karate-Jutsu Research Group

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North American Beikoku Shido-kan Association Kobayashi Shorin Ryu - Iha dojo
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SMAAShudokan Martial Arts Association SMAA    

  VERY IMPORTANT SHORIN RYU WEBSITES

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TOYEI PRODUCTIONS Get O'Sensei's videos!

VERY IMPORTANT SHORIN RYU DOJO

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Winchester Rendokan Dojo  Winchester, Tennessee, Randy Garrett, Sensei

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Atlanta’s Traditional Okinawan Karate Dojo: Atlanta, GA., Mark Moeller Sensei

bullet Miami Budokai: Miamai, Fl., Luis Fernandez Sensei
bullet Shorin Ryu Karatedo Club of Portland, Oregon John Murphy Sensei and Yudansha of the Club
bullet New York Rendokan Traditional Okinawan Karate in New York, NY, Bob Weinberg Sensei
bullet New England Rendokan Traditional Okinawan Karate, Glastonbury, CT. / New England, Daryl Baleshiski Sensei
bullet Extreme Karate Traditional Okinawan Karate, Southington, CT., Tony Penna Sensei

VERY IMPORTANT SHUDOKAN DOJO & WEBSITES

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Doshikan Hombu Dojo Nabuo Ichikawa Hanshi, Vienna, Austria 

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Shudokan Karatedo Christian Bellina Sensei, Vienna, Austria

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The Karate Center Dave Lybbert Sensei, Walla Walla, WA

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Asian World of Martial Arts  Karl Scott III Sensei, Ann Arbor, MI

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Atlanta’s Traditional Okinawan Karate Dojo: Mark Moeller Sensei, Atlanta, GA

DOJO FRIENDS OF THE OKINAWAN KARATE CLUB OF DALLAS

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Koryukan Goju Karate-Jutsu Kai: Michael Taylor Sensei, Portand, OR

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Suigetsu Dojo: Dara Masi Shihan & Melanie Fine Sensei, Greenlawn, NY

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Anding deLeon Arnis:  Guro Anding deLeon, Garland, TX

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Thousand Waves Martial Arts and Self Defense Center:  Nancy Lanoue Jun Shihan & Sarah Ludden Kyoshi, Chicago, IL

OTHER DOJO AND ORGANIZATIONS 

+ Okinawan Karate Academy, Highstown, NJ  Mark Mcgee Sensei )
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 PAWMA Pacific Association of Woman Martial Arts:  Look for their summer trainings)
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 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 (Washington Shudokan dojo)                                                

bullet Karate Shorinkan Traditional Okinawan Karate & Kobudo
bullet SHODO BY Kathleen West (beautiful artwork)
bullet Guchoku Karate Matsubayashi Dojo in Ohio Bryan Wilson Sensei                                                                                                                                                                                 
bullet Kibusho - Martial Arts and Philosophy  
bullet Traditional Okinawan Rengokai World Championships Atlanta    
bullet Tenkara karate Dojo Patrick Hussey Sensei, Sarasota, NY
bullet Martial Art Search    

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

SPECIAL BOOK:

My Journey With the Grandmaster: Reflections of an American Martial Artist on Okinawa",   by retired Marine Major Bill Hayes, originally published in 1997, is now in its fourth printing and is once again available for purchase.  This informative, emotional, award-winning, book presents an insider's unique view of the martial arts and culture of Okinawa based on the author's many years of training there.  Meet Grandmaster Eizo Shimabukuro, 10th Dan, Shorin-ryu, Karate-do, one of the most endearing, enduring, and skilled practitioners in all of Budo.  Learn how a young Marine's life was transformed by the "Way".  Become charmed by the place called "The Land of Propriety" - Okinawa, the birthplace of Karate cost per copy:  $23.00 (includes S&H)  For further information regarding "My Journey" and/or to subscribe to the Okinawan Shorin-ryu Karate-do Kenkyu-Kai's newsletter please contact:   Bill Hayes
 

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.W. Nicole

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