Required Reading and Information for Students

Student Passbook

Basic History of Shito-Ryu

Dojo Etiquette

How to Wear Your Gi (Uniform)

Description of Blocks, Kicks, Stances

Promotion Application (Belt Test)

Dojo Kun in Japanese
Hitotsu, Jinkaku no kansei ni kissuru koto!
Hitotsu, Rei to setsu ni shushi suru koto!
Hitotsu, Shingi o omon zuru koto!
Hitotsu, Sentan barren ni tessuru koto!
Hitotsu, Kekki no yuni hayaru bekara zaru koto!
Oss!

Recommended Reading for Students

The Book of Five Rings (2010)
by Miyamoto Musashi

The Life-Giving Sword: Secret Teachings from the House of the Shogun (2012)
by Yagyu Munenori (Author), William Scott Wilson

The Unfettered Mind: Writings from a Zen Master to a Master Swordsman (2012)
by Takuan Soho, William Scott Wilson (Translator)

Buddhism and Zen (1988)
by Nyogen Senzaki (Author), Ruth Strout-McCandless (Author),

Karate-Do: My Way of Life (2013)
by Gichin Funakoshi

Presidential Physical Fitness Requirements (for ages 1-17)

Presidential Physical Fitness Requirements (for ages 18+)

Recommended Reading and Information for Parents

Karate Benefits for Children

Presidential Physical Fitness Requirements (for ages 1-17)

Promotion (Belt Test) Application

Video Demonstrations

Katas
Taikyoko Shodan Chino Kata Heian Nidan Heian Yon Dan
Taikyoko Shodan Chino Kata Heian Nidan Heian Yon Dan
Heian Go Dan Jiin jion Bassai Dai
Heian Go Dan Jiin Jion Bassai Dai
Seienchin      
Seienchin      

More videos coming soon

Important Karate Organizations and Information

USA National Karate-do Federation

USA National Karate-do Federation

World Karate Federation Rules and Regulations

World Karate Federation Rules and Regulations

Recommended Equipment Suppliers

KI International
Many of our students wear Mugen Label uniforms (weight categories are: orange 10 oz, black 12 oz or yellow 12.75 oz)

Seka Sports
This is an equipment supplier that I recommend when ordering protective equipment.

Hirota
Uniform supplier from Japan. For recommendations regarding ordering, please ask Sensei Sherry or Sensei Alanna.

Please remember that all equipment must be WKF approved to wear at the dojo or at tournament.

Let us know if you need help placing your order.