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Best Karate, Vol.5: Heian, Tekki by Masatoshi Nakayama

Required reference guide for ALL students for basic kata. This book is still the final word (for ISKF) on kata moves and sequence.
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Dynamic Karate- Masatoshi Nakayama

The single best general reference book on Shotokan Karate.

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The Textbook of Modern Karate by Teruyuki Okazaki and Milorad V. Stricevic

Excellent reference guide for Shotokan techniques.

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Karate-Do: My Way of Life- Gichin Funakoshi

The master's story in his own words. A more important read than his technical books for the new karate student.

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