Best Books on Shotokan Katas, Techniques, etc.
Here is our list of the best Shotokan books. These books cover Shotokan karate techniques, kata, philosophy and much more. They are our favorite Shotokan books!
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Our Favorite Shotokan Karate Books!!!
- The Shotokan Karate Bible: Beginner to Black Belt – 4 1/2 star book that helps you to learn kata, bunkai, kumite & more for Shotokan Karate.
- Karate: The Complete Kata – A fantastic book that covers all of the Shotokan kata.
- Bunkai of the Shotokan Kata – Up to Black Belt – This book helps students learn the fighting techniques contained in Shotokan kata.
- Karate Fighting Techniques: The Complete Kumite – This Shotokan book is a very comprehensive guide to kumite (sparring).
- Karate-Do: My Way of Life – 4 1/2 star book focused on Gichin Funakoshi, the founder of Shotokan Karate.
- Shotokan Karate: Its History and Evolution
- Shotokan Kata for Black Belt and Above – Kata instruction & tips for Shotokan black belts.
- Shotokan Mysteries: The Hidden Answers to the Secrets of Shotokan Karate
- Shotokan’s Secret-Expanded Edition: The Hidden Truth Behind Karate’s Fighting Origins
Other Useful Karate Books
- The Art of Hojo Undo: Power Training for Traditional Karate – Learn how Karate experts increase their punching and kicking power with traditional Hojo Undo strength training.
- Best Karate, Vol.3: Kumite 1 – A detailed look at Karate sparring techniques.
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- Century Lightfoot Martial Art Shoes
- Pine Tree
- ProForce Gladiator Superlight Karate Martial Arts Shoes
- Tiger Claw
- Karate Sparring Gear
- Karate Uniforms