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Reading List

General:

  • The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization John C. Maxwell
  • A Separate Reality Constaneda, Carlos
  • Hundredth Monkey Theory Ken Keyes, Jr.
  • Kundalini Krishan, Gopi
  • Yukio Mishima Hagakure
  • Hagakure Tsunetomo, Yamamoto
  • Bushido the Soul of Japan Nitobe, Inazio
  • The Discriminating Mind Hendlin, Steven J.
  • Beyond the Known, The Ultimate Goal of Martial Arts Dang, Tri Thong
  • The Art of War Tzu, Sun
  • The Martial Arts Almanac Hoi, Ngo Uinh
  • A Book Of Five Rings Musashi, Miyamoto
  • The Original Martial Arts Encyclopedia Traditions – History – Pioneers Corcoran & Farkas with Sobel
  • The Overlook Martial Arts Handbook Mitchell, David
  • The Overlook Martial Arts Dictionary Corcoran, Farkas
  • One Hand Clapping Martin & Morimoto
  • The Unfettered Mind Soho, Takuan
  • Way of the Peaceful Warrior Millman, Dan
  • Living the Martial Way Morgan, Forrest E.
  • The Greatest Salesman in the World Mandino, Og
  • Tao Te Ching Tsu, Lao
  • Ishmael Quinn, Daniel
  • Budo Contemplations: 52 Budo Teachings for Instructors and Students Jeffrey James Reach

Aikido:

  • The Art of Peace:Teachings of the Founder of Aikido Ueshiba, Morihei John Stevens (Editor) Paperback - December 1992
  • Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere: An Illustrated Introduction Adele Westbrook, Adele Oscar Ratti (Contributor)Hardcover - September 1994
  • Dynamic Aikido Gozo Shioda, Geoffrey Hamilton (Translator)Paperback - October 1977
  • Aikido and the New Warrior Heckler, Richard Strozzi
  • Total Aikido The Masters Course Shioda, Goza
  • The Aikido Student Handbook O’Connor, Greg
  • Aikido in America Stone & Meyer
  • The Way of Aikido Leonard, George
  • The Shambhala Guide to Aikido Stevens, John
  • Ki in Daily Life, and Aikido in Daily Life Tohei, Koichi
  • The Spiritual Foundations of Aikido Gleason, William
  • Invincible Warrior: An Illustrated Biography of Morihei Ueshiba Stevens, John
  • Yoshinkan Aikido Introduction to Basic Technique, Vol. 1 Yoshinkan Instructors’ Staff Under the supervision of Kyoichi Inoue

Tae Kwon Do & Karate:

  • The Official History of Karate in America The Golden Age: 1968 – 1986 Weiss, Alan & Weiss, David
  • Karate-Do, My Way of Life Funakoshi
  • Classical Kata of Okinawan Karate Patrick McCarthy
  • Okinawan Karate: Teachers, Styles and Secret Techniques Mark Bishop
  • A Killing Art: The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do Alex Gillis

Judo:

  • Kodokan Judo: The Essential Guide to Judo Jigoro Kano
  • Best Judo: Isao Inokuma & Nobuyuki Sato
  • Kodokan Judo Throwing Techniques: Toshiro Daigo

Iaido:

  • Iai, The Art of Drawing the Sword Craig, Darrell
  • Flashing Steel, Mastering Eishin Ryu Swordsmanship Shimabukuro, Masayuki & Pellman, Leonard J.
  • Japanese Swordsmanship: Technique And Practice: Donn F. Draeger

Contact Sensei Fortney at 561.312.1967 for a complimentary consultation, or email Chris directly at sensei@martialartsofthepalmbeaches.com