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There are many books about martial arts, but these are some of our favorites. Full of wisdom and inspiring, they make great presents for your friends and family... view»
Quotes to live by
Comparison of two traditional, yet seemingly different, Japanese styles (Karate-do and Aikido)
Kata, Rhythm, and Kumite
Glossary of English and Japanese Terms often used in class
An Interview with Ohshima Sensei
Martial Arts and Religion
Where To Buy Karate Uniform?
The first place to look is your SKA Shotokan newsletter - there is a nice selection of the official SKA karate uniforms. But if you are in a pinch, check out the recommended karate uniforms from Amazon.com below. We practice traditional karate and our gi color of choice is the traditional white. If you buy a uniform to practice at our dojo, please note that no other uniform colors are allowed.
Read an advice on where to buy and how to choose karate uniform »