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Akiyama, Nobuo, M.A., & Akiyama, Carol, M.A. Japanese at a Glance. Washington, D.C.: Barron’s Educational Series, Inc., 1992.

Alexander, George W. Okinawa: Island of Karate. Yamazato Publications: 1995.

Al Huang, Chungliang & Lynch, Jerry. Thinking Body, Dancing Mind. Bantam Books: 1992.
Berlitz, Charles. Language/30, Japanese, Phrase Dictionary and Study Guide. Educational Services. Washington, D.C.: 1974.

Bishop, Mark. Okinawan Karate, Teachers, styles and secret techniques. (2d. ed.) Boston * Rutland, Vermont * Tokyo: Tuttle Publishing, 1999.

Cummins, William & Scaglione, Robert. Shorin-Ryu Okinawan Karate Questions and Answer Book. (2d.ed. Thirtieth Anniversary-1962/1992-Edition). New York: Person-To-Person Publishing, Inc.1991.

Gould, Jerry. Shorin-Ryu Karate, Its History & Evolution. Kick Illustrated (September 1981): Pages: 28-35.

Kim, Richard. The Weaponless Warriors. Ohara Publications, Inc. Santa Clarita, Ca. 1974.

L’Okinawa Karate "Kobudo" Graph, Aspectos do Karate e do Kobudo de Okinawa. La commisiond’ education de la prefecture de Okinawa. 1995.

McCarthy, Patrick, translated with commentary. The Bible of Karate: Bubishi. (4th. ed.) Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan. Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1997.

Morgan, Forrest E., Maj., USAF. Living the Martial Way, A Manual for the Way a Modern Warrior Should Think. Fort Lee, New Jersey. Barricade Books, 1992.

Nagamine, Shoshin. The Essence of Okinawan Karate-Do. Pages 24 & 35. Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1976.

Nakazato, Shugoro. The ceremony and the demonstration’s of the celebration of seventy-three years old for Grand Master Shugoro Nakazato and the foundation forty anniversary of Okinawa Karate-Do ShorinRyu ShorinKan Association. 1992.

Nakazato, Shugoro. Pictorial book. 1998.

Personal communications provided by my instructor Kyoshi Nabil Noujaim.

Silvan, Jim. Okinawan Karate: Its Teachers and Their Style. (1st ed.) New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1993