Links to other interesting sites
(Please contact us if you notice any broken/incorrect links or have suggestions for new ones.)
Lester Ingber Research – Prof. Ingber is the guru of karate physics. He really knows his stuff & how to explain it. Also the author of some great technical Karate texts, graciously made available for no charge through this web site.
Karate no Michi – Great use of Flash programming and high-quality video clips.
Karate the Japanese Way – Some of the latest from Japan. Also includes some of the best Shotokan-based forums on the net.
International Shotokan-ryu Karate-do Shihankai – Consists of an impressive group of high-ranking Western Shotokan instructors.
Shotokan Organizations / Representative Dojo
Shotokan World – Sensei John Mullin teaches classes in Staten Island, NY; many good links and info on various JKA-style organizations around the world.
JKA – The Japan Karate Association’s English site in Japan. SKdI & ISKF are affiliated with JKA.
JKA Boston – Includes a listing of SKdI dojo.
ISKF – Internatlonal Shotokan Karate Federation is a major Pan-American organization. The site includes many pages, including a list of most ISKF dojo. You can order a copy of ‘Texbook of Modern Karate’ very cheaply through the site.
ITKF – International Traditional Karate Federation site has some interesting articles.
KUGB – Karate Union of Great Britain
WTKO – World Traditional Karate Organization
Karate no Michi South Africa – KWF of South Africa, headed by Dorfman Sensei.
USANKF – The USA National Karate-do Federation, one of the biggest organizations for traditional karate styles in the USA.
Other Dojo in the San Francisco / Silicon Valley Area
Satsuma Dojo (Shotokan)
Bakkyokan Dojo (Shotokan)
Commercial Sites (not all Shotokan)
Sites listed here are not necessarily endorsed by SVSK or its instructors.
Karate Coaching – Loads of information about training techniques & strategy, as well as exercises.
Tokaido Japan Direct International – The official Tokaido web distributor in Japan.
The Shotokan Way – Best online Shotokan magazine, with contributions from Keeling Sensei.
Shotokan Karate Magazine – Loads of good content from various sources.
Legend Video – Intense karate video, including ‘Art of War’ and more.
E/B Productions – Shotokan instructional videotapes.
Tokon – If you can’t afford Tokaido, you may want to look here.
Dragon Times Online – Links to martial arts publications.
Journal of Asian Martial Arts – Some good articles.
Doshin Martial Arts Supplies – Again, if you can’t afford the highest quality Tokaido, have a look here.
Other Interesting Links
Art of Zen Yoga – Breathe!
CyberDojo – Always something interesting happening at the CyberDojo.
MAPhysics – Discussion group devoted to the scientific study of the martial arts, mostly physics and biomechanics.
Koryu.com – Classic martial arts resource. Some great articles and book reviews on various traditional martial arts.
Safety for Women – Some good tips on self-defense.
KidPower – Working to keep our kids – and others – safe.