Suggested reading…..

Essential list

                           
NameAuthor
Shotokan Karate – Its history and evolutionRandall G Hassell
The Shotokan Karate DictionarySchlatt
Dynamic KarateMasatoshi Nakayama
Black Belt Karate – The intensive courseHirokazu Kanazawa
Karate-do Kyohan: The Master TextGichin Funakoshi
Stretching Scientifically – a guide to flexibility trainingThomas Kurz
Karate-Do: My Way of LifeGichin Funakoshi
Best Karate – Volumes 1-10 Masatoshi Nakayama

Supplementary list

                                                                                                                                                                    
NameAuthor
The Karate Experience: A way of lifeRandall G Hassell
Conversations with the Master: Masatoshi NakayamaRandall G Hassell
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Karate (with Edmond Otis)Randall G Hassell & Edmond Otis
Karate training guide volume 1: Foundations of TrainingRandall G Hassell
Karate training guide volume 2: Kata – Heian, Tekki, Bassai-DaiRandall G Hassell
Junior KarateMike Pringle & Kingsley Johnson
Shotokan Karate Free Fighting TechniquesKeinosuke Enoeda & Charles Mack
Shotokan Kata Up to Black BeltFiore Tartaglia
Perfecting KumiteMasahiko Tanaka (Schlatt Books)
Karate: The Art of Empty-hand FightingHidetaka Nishiyama & Richard C. Brown
Bo – Karate weapon of self-defenseFumio Demura
Sai – Karate weapon of self-defenseFumio Demura
Tonfa – Karate weapon of self-defenseFumio Demura
Simply KarateMark Richardson
                                                                    
NameAuthor
The karate tournament handbookRandall G Hassell
Shotokan Karate Free Fighting TechniquesKeinosuke Enoeda & Charles Mack
Perfecting KumiteMasahiko Tanaka (Schlatt Books)
Fighter’s Fact BookLoren W Christensen
Fighter’s Fact Book 2Loren W Christensen
                                                                                 
NameAuthor
Humane Pressure Point Self-DefenseGeorge A Dillman & Chris Thomas
Pressure Point Karate Made EasyGeorge A Dillman & Chris Thomas
The Dillman Method of Pressure Point FightingGeorge A Dillman & Chris Thomas
Advanced Pressure Point Fighting of Ryukyu KempoGeorge A Dillman & Chris Thomas
Advanced Pressure Point GrapplingGeorge A Dillman & Chris Thomas
Arm-Locks for all stylesIain Abernethy
                                                                                             
NameAuthor
Fit to fightPeter Consterdine
The Fighters Body – An owners manualLoren W Christensen & Wim Demeere
Solo TrainingLoren W Christensen
Pilates YogaJudy Smith, Emily Kelly & Jonathon Monks
Pilates Back BookTia Stanmore
The well-tuned bodyPenny Ingham & Colin Shelbourn
Ultimate fitness through martial artsSang H. Kim Ph.D.
                                
NameAuthor
Conversations with the Master: Masatoshi NakayamaRandall G Hassell
Born FighterDave Hazard
Tiger of Shotokan KarateKeinosuke Enoeda (Schlatt Books)
                                                                                 
NameAuthor
Karate IdealsRandall G Hassell
The Karate SpiritRandall G Hassell
Secrets of ShiatsuCathy Meeus
AccupressureMichael Reed Gach
Everyday Meditation – 101 Essential TipsNaomi Ozaniec
Zen in the Martial ArtsJoe Hyams