Wado Ki Kai Library

Here is a list of Wado Ki Kai recommended reading.

Book Title / Author(s) -- Click link to buy on Amazon
Mind Body Spirit: The Triangle of Life, Second Edition Mind Body Spirit: The Triangle of Life, Second Edition by Ferol Arce & Patrick McDermott
"Do you know who you are?"
"Mind, Body, Spirit - The Triangle of Life" by Ferol Arce & Patrick McDermott
"Do you know who you are? Do you know what you want from life? Can you control and channel your thoughts, actions and feelings? "
Karate's Supreme Ultimate Karate's Supreme Ultimate by Ferol Arce & Patrick McDermott
"Written by a White Belt and a Black Belt, this book contains the essence of Karate lore. "
Zen and Meditation Zen and Meditation by "Raymond ""Duke"" Moore"
"Now back in print, these two classics by Raymond 'Duke' Moore explore the power of Zen and the meditation in the Martial Arts. "
Karate-Do and Zen Karate-Do and Zen by Jorge H. Aigla
Mr. Aigla has written a book that is informative and balanced.

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Book of the five rings Book of the five rings by Miyamoto Musashi
"To learn a Japanese martial art is to learn Zen, and although you can't do so simply by reading a book, it sure does help--especially if that book is
Shotokan's Secret Shotokan's Secret by "Bruce D. Clayton, Ph.D"
Learn how the hard-style karate that became shotokan took shape in 19th century Okinawa
Martial Arts for Dummies Martial Arts for Dummies by Jennifer Lawler
There's plenty of good reasons that millions of people around the world study martial arts.
Dojo Wisdom Dojo Wisdom by Jennifer Lawler
"In the hours spent perfecting their skills in the dojo, or training hall, martial artists practice much more than how to master a punch. "
SAI Karate Weapon of Self-Defense SAI Karate Weapon of Self-Defense by Fumio Demura
"This fully illustrated book covers gripping, flipping, stances, blocks, karate and sai similarities, movements and footwork, combinations and sparrin
Bo Karate Weapon of Self-Defense Bo Karate Weapon of Self-Defense by Fumio Demura
"Demura, who studied under Taira Shinken, covers stances, striking, blocking, combinations, sparring, and an entire kata. "
The Twenty Guiding Principles of Karate The Twenty Guiding Principles of Karate by Gichin Funakoshi
A thoughtful and steady perusal of Master Funakoshi's actions will lead us on a much deeper journey then we might initially expect.
Karate-Do My way of life Karate-Do My way of life by Gichin Funakoshi
"Gichin Funakoshi, 'the father of modern karate', once said that 'the ultimate aim of karate lies not in victory nor defeat, but in the perfection of
"Karate the art of ""Empty Hand"" Fighting" by Hidetaka Nishiyama & Richard C. Brown
Hidetaka Nishiyama is a co founder of the prestigious Japan Karate Association (JKA)
Moving Zen Moving Zen by C.W. Nicol
"Moving Zen is one of the first books that have the Red Ribbon of Japan, and it was written by a American. "
The Karate Dojo The Karate Dojo by Peter Urban
"Karate is a martial art, a concept, a way of life new to the western world."
Karate's Grappling Methods: Understanding Kata and Bunkai Karate's Grappling Methods: Understanding Kata and Bunkai by Iain Abernethy
Excellent book on bunkai.
Art Of War by Sun Tzu (Author), Lionel Giles (Translator) The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC. Attributed 
Art Of War by Sun Tzu (Author), Lionel Giles (Translator) The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the 5th century BC. Attributed by