Daijiken Karate-Kobudo Dojo

"Preserving the Old Ways"

Curriculum

Kata:


Fukyu Kata Ichi + Kakome Kumite 

Fukyu Kata Ni + Kakome Kumite 

Kyozai Kata + Kakome Kumite 

Sanchin 

Gekisai Dai Ichi + Kakome Kumite 

Gekisai Dai Ni + Kakome Kumite 

Saifa 

Seiunchin 

Sanseru 

Seipai 

Shisochin 

Seisan 

Kurunfa 

Suparinpei 

Tensho 


Training Methods/Méthodes d'entrainement


Yobi Undo 

Hojo Undo 

Kakie 

Kitae + Tanren 

Tuite (Grappling/Prises de contrôle) 

Kyusho (Pressure points/Points de pression) 

Bunkai Oyo (Combat Applications Analysis and Principles/ Principes et analyses des mouvements pour le combat)

Kokyu Ho (Ki Breathing exercises/Exercises du Ki et de la respiration)

Bubishi Knowledge/Connaissances liées au Bubishi 

Hokubei Kenshi-kai Dojo Kun

北米拳志會道場訓

HITOSU: The way of Karate is to seek virtue. / La voie du karaté est de rechercher la vertu.

空手道は、美徳を求めることです。

HITOSU: Be Courteous and Respectful to others. / Soyez courtois et respectueux envers les autres.

総合と尊敬を他の人にします。

HITOSU: Cultivate a peaceful mind. / Cultiver un esprit paisible.

穏やかな心を養います。

HITOSU: Train your heart and body for an unshakable Spirit. / Entraînez votre coeur et votre corps pour un esprit inébranlable.

あなたの心と体を揺るぎない精神を列車します。

HITOSU: Practice Karate and Kobudo Diligently. / Pratiquez le Karaté et le Kobudo diligemment.

熱心に空手と古武道を練習します。

HITOSU: Karate is a Lifetime Study. / Le Karaté est l'étude de toute une vie.

空手は生涯学習であります。

HITOSU: Never give up. / N’abandonnez jamais.

決してあきらめる。

Recommended Reading

General

- Donn Draeger and Robert W. Smith, Comprehensive Asian Fighting Arts

- Howard Reid and Michael Croucher, The Way of the Warrior

- Hokama Tetsuhiro, History and Traditions of Okinawan Karate

- Unknown, translated Patrick McCarthy, Bubishi: The Bible of Karate

- Patrick McCarthy, Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts: Koryu Uchinadi Vol.1-2

- George Kerr, Mitsugu Sakihara, Okinawa: The History of an Island People

- Bradley J. Willcox, The Okinawa Program

Goju Ryu

 - Higaonna Morio, The History of Karate: Okinawan Goju Ryu. (IOGKF)

- Higaonna Morio, Traditional Karate-Do: Okinawa Goju Ryu Vol. 1-3 . (IOGKF)

- Yagi Meitetsu, Carl A. Wheeler, Brock Vickerson, Okinawan Karate-Do Gojyu-Ryu
   Meibu-Kan. (Meibukan)

- Toguchi Seikichi, Okinawan Goju Ryu Vol. 1- 2. (Shoreikan)

- Miyasato, Ei’ichi, Okinawa Den Goju Ryu Karate Do. (Jundokan)

- JKF Gojukai, Shitei Kata Okinawan Goju Ryu Karate Do. (JKF Goju Kai)


Other Styles

- George Mattson, Uechi Ryu Karate Do: Classical Chinese Okinawan    Self- Defense (Uechi Ryu)

- Alan Dollar, Secrets of Uechi Ryu Karate: And the Mysteries of Okinawa (Uechi    Ryu)

- Nagamine Soshin, The Essence of Okinawan Karate Do (Shorin Ryu)

- Funakoshi Gichin, Ichida Shingo, To-te Jitsu (Shorin Ryu)

- Funakoshi Gichin, Patrick McCarhy, Yuriko McCarthy, Tapenshu (Shorin Ryu)
- Motobu Choki, Patrick McCarthy, Watashi No Karate Jutsu (My Art) (Motobu    Ryu)

- Mabuni Kenei, Karate-do: Shitô-ryu (Sedirep) (Shito Ryu)

- Mabuni Kenei, Karate-Do Traditionnel: Shitô-Ryu (Sedirep) Shito Ryu)

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 Okinawan Masters

- Nagamine Soshin, Tales of Okinawa’s Great Masters

- Richard Kim, Weaponless Warriors

- Hokama Tetsuhiro, 100 Masters of Okinawan Karate

- Funakoshi Gichin, Karate Do: My Way of Life

- Funakoshi Gichin, Nakasone Genwa, and John Teramoto, The Twenty Guiding    Principles of Karate

- Mabuni Kenei, La voie de la main nue: initiation et karate-do. (Dervy) (Shito    Ryu)  

Magazines

- Classical Fighting Arts
       (This magazine used to be called Dragon Times look for back issues, very useful site with some online articles) 
     

- Journal of Asian Martial Arts
       (Occasionally some good articles now, good back issues, especially four first years)

- Fighting Arts International
       (Online magazine, top researchers and interesting articles)