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1970s

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Tsuyoku Naru Karate Shin Ri
Secrets of Karate, Get Stronger

by Gonohyoe Yamamoto
no date found (estimated 1970s)
257 pages
Japanese language

016c 016t 016z

Karate-Do Kyozai Isshiki
A Complete Set of Karate-Do Teaching Materials

by Senbukan Tsushin Shido Bu
no date found (estimated 1970s)
series of 7 booklets
various pages
Japanese language

018b
box cover
018-a 018-b
018-c 018-d 018-e
018-f 018-g

Wan Neng Karate-Do
Practical Karate-Do: New Teaching Method

by ____________________
no date found (estimated 1970s)
191 pages
Chinese language

109c

Karate-Do Nyumon
An Introduction to Karate

by Wada, Kadomatsu, Nishitani, Tamura, and Kuwahara
no date found (estimated 1970s)
Japanese language

i013c 013z

Shin Ryukyu Budo Nunchaku

by Busen Arakawa
Showa 45 (August 1, 1970)
140 pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

207c 207t 207z

Karate Do Senmonka Ni Okuru
Karate-Do For The Expert

by Shigeru Egami
Showa 45 (November 5, 1970)
540+ pages
Japanese language

Limited Edition: Number 00148

This has to be one of the most beautifully bound and covered Karate books ever produced.

009b 009c
009t 009z

The History of American Karate

by R. L. Rielly
1970
Semper Fi Company, Inc.
203 pages

235c

Shin Karate-Do Kyohan
New Karate-Do Text

by Shinsuke Seiken
Showa 45 (July 1, 1970)
510 pages
Japanese language

084c 084t 084z

Karate Budokan International
Official Training Manual of the Karate Association of Malaysia

compiled by Chew Choo Soot
published by Chew Choo Soot
1970
100 pages

183c

Jodo Kyohan
Master Text of Jodo (Short Staff)

by __________________
Showa 45 (1970)
54 pages, plus foldout
Japanese language

donated by Russell Ogata

074c 074z

Shito-Ryu Karate

by Fumio Demura
1971
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
95 pages

129c

Budo Zensho
(Kendo, Judo, Karate, Bojutsu, Jojutsu, Aikijutsu, Toritejutsu, Goshinjutsu)
Budo Compendium

Giken Hotta
March 20, 1971
Bunkaido
352 pages
Japanese language

014b
box cover
014c
cover
014t
title page
014z
publishing date page

The First Book on Nunchaku for Self-Defense

by Hansel S. Kaneshiro
1971
The Bankers Print
82 pages

Kaneshiro Sensei was born and raised in Hawaii.

128c

Shashin De Miru Karate-Do Nyumon
Learn Karate By Photographs

by Kyouji Kasao
Showa 46 (1971)
226 pages
Japanese language

008c 008t 008z

Karate-Do Koshu Kyohan
Do It Yourself Karate-Do Text

by Takenobu Naito
Showa 46 (February 25, 1971)
254 pages
Japanese language

085c 085t 085z

Karate O Hajimeru Hito No Tameni
Karate For Beginners

by Masatatsu Oyama
Showa 46 (1971)
221 pages
Japanese language

023c 023t 023z

Why To... Okinawa?

by Gordon Ross
1971
The Christopher Publishing House
137 pages

Has information about Shosei Kina saving his village in Okinawa during World War II

164c

Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryuku Islands Series II:
Sai of Tsukenshitahaku

by Ryusho Sakagami
September 1, 1971
20 pages
Japanese and English

031c

Mede Miru Karate Nyumon
Look With Your Eyes Introduction to Karate

by Hideo Yoshinobu
Showa 46 (June 1, 1971)
210 pages
Japanese language

086c 086t 086z

Ryukyu Kobudo Okinawa Odori

June 4, 1972
10 pages

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

i029

Sports Series Number 4: Karate-Do

Showa 47 (August 10, 1972)
230 pages
Japanese language

017c 017t 017z

Ryukyu Kobudo

by Motokatsu Inoue
originally published June 17, 1972
second edition published September 10, 1974
602 pages
Japanese language

019b
box cover
019c
cover
019t
title page
019z
publishing date page

Ryukyu No Karate Monogatari
Ryukyu Karate Stories

by Bunichi Ishikawa
Showa 47 (December 15, 1972)
256 pages
Japanese language

095c 095t 095z

Seito Karate-Do Nyumon
Traditional Introduction to Karate

by Takashi Miyagi
July 20, 1972
188 pages

The author is the son of Chojun Miyagi

185c
cover
185t
title page
185z
publishing date page

Kenka Karate
Fighting Karate

by Masatatsu Oyama
first printed Showa 47 (November 25, 1972)
reprinted Showa 49 (February 26, 1974)
272 pages
Japanese language

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

102c 102t 102z

Karate no Manabikata
How to Learn Karate

by Yoshihiro Urakawa
Showa 47 (1972)
486 pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

034d
dust jacket
034c
cover
034t
title page
034z
publishing date page

Karate-Do, Kobudo Renmei Taikai (journal)

Okinawa Shi Minkaikan (Hall)
March 12, 1972
39 pages

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

023c

Seisan Kata of Isshinryu Karate

by Steve Armstrong
originally published 1973
Second printing 1976
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
206 pages

Signed by author

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

001c

English translation of Karate-Do Kyohan
entitled Karate-Do Kyohan: The Master Text

by Gichin Funakoshi
Translated by Tsutomu Oshima
Kodansha International Ltd.
Published in 1973
256 pages

051

Karate-Do Kyoshitsu
Karate-Do Karate-do Lessons

by Takeo Hirano
Showa 48 (January 5, 1973)
210 pages
Japanese language

087c 087t 087z

Karate Katas Shotokan

by Taiji Kase
1973
104 pages
French language

donated by Ian Ferguson

028c

Hung Gar Kung-Fu: Chinese Art of Self-Defense

by Bucksam Kong and Eugene Ho
originally published 1973
Fourth printing 1974
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
224 pages

Sifu Kong was a very active teacher in Hawaii.

051c

Bai Heh Men: Shi Heh Quon
White Crane Style: Feeding Crane Fist

by Ying-san Liu
1973
239 pages
Chinese language

donated by Chaney Hardman

193c

Okinawa Karate-Do to Ryukyu Kobudo

by Katsumi Murakami
1973
233 pages

Japanese language

189c

Karate-Do Jinsei
Karate-Do Way of Life

by Masutatsu Oyama
September 20, 1973
Japanese language

i015c 015z

Karate Basics for Beginners
Hirokazu Kanazawa (8th dan) Chief Instructor

by N. B. Adamou
first edition 1974
second edition 1980
Kobukan Karate Club
47 pages

donated by Sensei Donn Warrener (see: Rising Sun Productions).

110c

Sai: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

by Fumio Demura
1974
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
160 pages

121c

The Weaponless Warriors: An Informal History of Okinawan Karate

by Richard Kim
Ohara Publications
1974
112 pages

donated by Sensei Masaichi Oshiro

075c

Competing in Karate

by Russell Koizumi
1974
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
112 pages

183c

Nunchaku: Karate's Deadliest Fighting Sticks

by Andrew S. Linick Ph.D.

1974
113 pages

099c

Combat Tai Chi Chuan

by Andrew C. L. Lum
1974
Golden Unicorn, Inc.
147 pages

Sifu Lum is one of the foremost Chinese martial arts instructors in Hawaii.

015c

Nunchaku Training Manual

by I. S. MacLaren and G. D. Thompson
1974
Ridge Paperprint Ltd.
80 pages

131c

Uechiryu Karate-Do: Classical Chinese Okinawan Self Defense

by George E. Mattson
first printing 1974
seventh printing 1996
Peabody Publishing Co.
492 pages

132c

Karate-Do Taikan: Pinan

by Ryusho Sakagami
April 1974
Kyusei, Inc.
126 pages
Japanese and English

donated by Sensei Sam Moledzki

006c 006t 006z

Nunchaku and Sai: Ancient Okinawan Martial Arts

by Ryusho Sakagami
first printing November 1974
fourth printing 1979
Japan Publications, Inc.
175 pages

117c

Karate Do Kyohan

by Gogen Yamaguchi

May 20, 1974
287 pages
Japanese language with some English

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

209d
dust jacket
209c
cover
209t
title page
209z
publishing date page

English translation of Goju Ryu Karate Do Kyohan (by Gogen Yamaguchi)

translated by Andrea Lee
first printing 1999
Masters Publication
330 pages

150c

Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryuku Islands Series III:
The Basic Formal Exercise of Tonfa of Hamahiga

by Ryusho Sakagami
September 1, 1974
Yugen Kaisha Tokaido
39 pages
Japanese and English

028c

Nunchaku Do Dai Ichi Kyohon
First Lesson of Nunchaku

by Busen Arakawa
1975
20 pages
Japanese language

005c 005z

Nunchaku Do Dai Ni Kyohon
Second Lesson of Nunchaku

by Busen Arakawa
1975
24 pages
Japanese language

006c 006z

Nunchaku Do Dai San Kyohon
Third Lesson of Nunchaku

by Busen Arakawa
1975
28 pages
Japanese language

007c 007z

Nunchaku Do Dai Yon Kyohon
Fourth Lesson of Nunchaku

by Busen Arakawa
1975
24 pages
Japanese language

008c 008z

Budo No Kyoshin

by Busen Arakawa
1975
34 pages
Japanese language

009c 009z

Bo Do Kyo Ji Sho
Way of the Bo Training Paper

by Busen Arakawa
Showa 50 (March 1, 1975)
13 pages
Japanese language

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

106c 106z

Karate-Do Nyumon: Shashin De Miru
Basic Karate-Do: View Photographs

April 15, 1975
226 pages
Japanese language

015c 015t 015z

Black Belt Directory
1976 Edition

by Darnell Garcia
1975
48 pages

060c

Karate Power

by Russell Koizumi
1975
Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
144 pages

185c

Kung-Fu: Advanced Staff Fighting Techniques in Pictures

edited by Captian Tom Marks
translated by Dominic Liu
1975
Martial Arts Incorporated
121 pages

i027

The Okinawa Prefectural Museum: Aid for Appreciation

November 3, 1975
Seitoku Oshiro
Ryukyu Bunka-sha Co.
136 pages
Japanese and English language

Contains several example of early Okinawan weapons.

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

<096c 096t 096z

Jintai Kyusho Jutsu

by Tadahiko Otuka
1975
23 pages
Japanese language

010c 010z

Ed Parker's Guide to the Nunchaku

by Ed Parker
1975. Second Printing, 1980.
150 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

050c

Nunchaku II: A Nunchaku Encyclopedia

by James M. Phillips
1975
272 pages

134c

Matsubayashi-Ryu Honbu Dojo Okinawa Karate-Do Booklet

by Shoshin Nagamine
1970s
66 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Shigehide Akamine

180c

Okinawa no Karate-Do
Okinawan Karate-Do

by Shoshin Nagamine
Showa 50 (February 10, 1975)
372 pages
Japanese language

054b
box cover
054t 054z

Karate-Do Kobujutsu
Embu Taikai

September 5, 1976
82 pages

donated by Sensei Fumio Nagaishi

i036

Karate-Do Kobudo

October 11, 1976
33 pages

donated by Sensei Pat Nakata

i028

Special Exhibition: Japanese Arms and Armor

Tokyo National Museum
October 5, 1976
200+ pages
Japanese and English languages

donated by Sensei Sam Moledzki

017c

Seiuchin Kata of Isshinryu Karate

by Steve Armstrong
1976
DLAW Publication
221 pages

Signed by author

donated by Professor Kimo Ferreira

002c

Bo: Karate Weapon of Self-Defense

by Fumio Demura
1976
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
183 pages

120c

The Way of Karate: Beyond Technique

by Shigeru Egami
first edition, 1976
Kodansha International, Ltd.
127 pages

141c

Scientific Karate: Spiritual Development of Individuality in Mind and Body

by Masayuki Hisataka
1976
Japan Publications, Inc.
296 pages

088c

Bo
Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryukyu Islands Series I: The Basic Formal Exercises of Bo

by Motokatsu Inoue
first edition, November 1976
Seitosha Co., Ltd.
60 pages
Japanese language with some English

217c 217z

Kyokushin E No Michi:
Watashi No Karate Tetsugaku

The Path to Kyokushin: My Karate Philosophy

by Masutatsu Oyama
October 20, 1976
Japanese language

i019c 019z

Chinese Kung-Fu (Kenpo): An Introduction

by William D. Scott
1976
Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc.
196 pages

053c

English translation of Okinawa no Karate-Do (Shoshin Nagamine, 1975)
entitled The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do

translated by Katsuhiko Shinzato and M. Shiroma
1976
Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc.
278 pages

donated by Sensei Mark Kiyabu

056

Karate Kata Series 1: Unsu

by Hiroshi Shoji
August 1, 1976
Fukushodo Co., Ltd.
112 pages, plus foldout
Japanese and English

donated by Ian Ferguson

i101c 101z

Karate Kata Series 3: Gojushiho (Sho)

by Hiroshi Shoji
December 10, 1976
Fukushodo Co., Ltd.
136 pages, plus foldout
Japanese and English

i035c i035z

Okinawan Goju-Ryu: Fundamentals of Shorei-Kan Karate

by Seikichi Toguchi
1976
fourteenth printing 1994
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
191 pages

140c

Shorin-Ryu Karate:
Japanese Art of Self Defense

by Tadashi Yamashita
1976
Ohara Publications, Incorporated
128 pages

i026

Budo Shoshinshu

by Yutaka Yoshida
1976 (Showa 51)
286 pages
Japanese language

Subject: Martial arts application, codes and ethics

118c
box cover
118z

Zen Nihon Tankendo Renmei

1977
51 pages

i032 i032 i032

Karate-Do

by Michihara Koji
April 20, 1977
Japanese language

i012c 012z

Goju Kensha Karatedo Goju-Ryu Kyohon, Shidoin
Goju-Ryu Karatedo Complete Teaching Guide for Teachers
13 Part Series

by Tadahiko Ohtsuka
September 20, 1973
Japanese language

i029c 029z
i030c 030z
i031c 031z
i032c 032z
i033c 033z
i034c 034z
i035c 035z
i036c 036z
i037c 037z
i038c 038z
i039c 039z
i040c 040z
i041c 041z

Waga Karate
My Karate

by Masutatsu Oyama
May 10, 1977
Japanese language

i014c 014z

Karate Kata Series 2: Gojushiho (Dai)

by Hiroshi Shoji
April 15, 1977
Fukushodo Co., Ltd.
128 pages, plus foldout
Japanese and English

donated by Ian Ferguson

i100c 100z

Karate Tanren Sankagetsu
Karate Three Month Training

by Shukumine Seiken
June 20, 1977
234 pages
Japanese language

025c 025t 025z

Sai
Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryukyu Islands Series II: The Basic Formal Exercises of Sai

by Motokatsu Inoue
first edition, October 1977
Seitosha Co., Ltd.
52 pages
Japanese language with some English

218c 218z

English translation of Okinawa Kenpo Toudi Jutsu Kumite-Hen (Choki Motobu, 1926)

entitled Okinawa Kempo: Karate-Jutsu on Kumite

by Seiyu Oyata
November 10, 1977

donated by Sensei Frank Baehr

042

A Home Study Course in Karate

by Tadashi Nakamura
1977
Karate Class, Inc.

161a
Book 1: Basic Kicks
24 pages
161b
Book 2: Hand and
Foot Techniques
24 pages
161c
Book 3: Basic Blocks
16 pages

The New Devastaing Fighting Art of the Marianas
San-Jitsu
Training Manual of Basic Techniques

by Frank E. Sanchez

1977
59 pages

donated by Frank Sanchez

076c

Karate: Synchronization of Body and Mind

by Shojiro Sugiyama
1977
privately published
155 pages

199c

Karate-Do

by Hiroshi Tanaka
March 5, 1977
266 pages

donated by Borut Mauhler

234c 234t 234z

Okinawa Karate-Do: Sono Rekishi to Giho
Okinawan Karate-Do: Its History and Techniques

by Kanyei Uechi
October 25, 1977
Uechi-Ryu Karate-Do Kyokai
937 pages
Japanese language with some English

donated by Mrs. Tomu Arakawa

102b
box cover
102t 102z

Shorinji Kenpo Ogi

by Doshin So
July 25, 1978
290 pages
Japanese language

098c 098t 098z

Tonfa
Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryukyu Islands Series III: The Basic Formal Exercises of Tonfa

by Motokatsu Inoue
first edition, March 1978
Seitosha Co., Ltd.
53 pages
Japanese language with some English

220c 220z

Nunchaku
Ancient Martial Arts of the Ryukyu Islands Series IV: The Basic Formal Exercises of Nunchaku

by Motokatsu Inoue
first edition, June 1978
Seitosha Co., Ltd.
53 pages
Japanese language with some English

219c 219z

Kubotan: New Police Technique

by Takayuki Kubota
Monadnock Lifetime Products, Inc.
1978
30 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

049c

Okinawa-den: Goju Ryu Karate-Do
Okinawan Traditional Goju Ryu Karate-Do

by Eiichi Miyazato
Showa 53 (1978)
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Katsuhiko Shinzato

026c 026t 026z

Shinsetsu Karate-do Nyumon
Proper Introduction to Karate-Do

by Santoku Naito
July 1, 1978
222 pages
Japanese language

donated by Reid Kagemoto

010c 010t 010c

Karate Do Kata Daikan
Karate-Do Kata Encyclopedia

by Ryusho Sakagami
with Sadaaki Sakagami
October 10, 1978
288 pages
Japanese language

donated by Sensei Sam Moledzki

021b
box cover
021c
cover
021z

Karate Do Kata Daikan (reprint)
Karate-Do Kata Encyclopedia

by Ryusho Sakagami
with Sadaaki Sakagami
Originally published 1978
1996 reprint
288 pages
Japanese language

donated by Chaney Hardman

186c

Karate Psychology:
Sequel to "The Karate Dojo"

by Peter Urban
1978
privately published
89 pages

donated by Sensei Don Warrener

114c

A Source Book in the Chinese Martial Arts. Volume 1. History, Philosophy, Systems and Styles

by James I. Wong
1978. 1981 edition.
130 pages

donated by Chaney Hardman

0i55c

Kung-Fu Nunchaku for Self-Defense in Pictures

by H. C. Chao
1979
85 pages

donated by Halford E. Jones

051c

Tai Chi Chuan Ultimate

by Andrew C. L. Lum
1979
188 pages

Sifu Lum is one of the foremost Chinese martial arts instructors in Hawaii.

013c

The Technique of the Tonfa

by I. S. MacLaren and G. D. Thompson
1979
Donald & Company, Ltd.
61 pages

131c

The Kyokushin Way

by Masutatsu Oyama
1979
Japan Publications, Inc.
112 pages

donated by Sensei Bobby Lowe

i070c

Karate-Do Meikan
Karate-Do Directory

General Editor: Ryozo Fujiwara
Sozo Co., Ltd.
May 10, 1979
625 pages
Japanese language (some English)

011b
box cover
011c
cover
011t
title page
011z
publishing date page

A Source Book in the Chinese Martial Arts. Volume 2. Medicine, Meditation and Military History

by James I. Wong
1979. 1981 edition.
102 pages

donated by Chaney Hardman

0i56c


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