Suggested Reading

Presented in alphabetical order



Books about the martial arts are read for many different reasons. Some are read to expand our understanding, or for deep insight, others to learn to identify falsehoods or misconceptions. The following list is presented in alphabetical order. It is simply coincidental that General Choi has the name closest to A at this time! Enjoy.

Choi, Hong Hi, Taekwon-Do

Clavell, James, Shogun

De Becker, Gavin, The Gift of Fear

Gladwell, Malcolm, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Herrigel, Euren, Zen in the Art of Archery

Lovret, Fredrick J, The Way and the Power-Secrets of Japanese Strategy

Lowry, Dave, Traditions-Essays on the Japanese Martial Arts and Ways

Musashi, Miyamoto, A book of Five Rings

Nelson, Randy F, The Overlook Martial Arts Reader

Strozzi-Heckler, Richard, In Search of the Warrior Spirit