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ADMAS is affiliated with the National College of Martial Arts. This organization is presided over by Hanshi Lou Angel in the U.S.A. All test results are officially certified by this body

Goju Karate and Kempo Resources

Videos

Installation ceremony for Renshi Godan William Rumley-van Gurp

Books

Required Reading

  • Peter Urban, "The Karate Dojo: Traditions and Tales of a Martial Art", Tuttle Publishing, Boston-Rutland, VT, Tokyo, 1967 , ISBN 0-8048-1703-0

Recommended Reading

  • Gosei Yamaguchi, "The Fundamentals of Goju-Ryu Karate", First Goju-Kai Printing 1999, United States, ISBN 0-9672821-0-1
  • Gosei Yamaguchi, "Goju-Ryu Karate II", First Goju-Kai Printing 1999, United States, ISBN: 0-967282-1-X
  • Motoo Yamakura, "Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Volume 1- Fundamentals for Traditional Practitioners", G.K.K. Publications, 1989, ISBN 0-9623435-0-1
  • Motoo Yamakura, "Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Volume 2- Fundamentals for Traditional Practitioners", G.K.K. Publications, 1998, ISBN 0-9623435-2-8
  • Joe Hyams, "Zen in the Martial Arts", Bantam Books, 1982, United States and Canada, 1979, ISBN 0-553-27559-3
  • Sun Tzu, "The Art of War", Shambhala Publications, 1991, ISBN 0-87773-537-9
  • Paul Brecher, "The Way of the Spiritual Warrior, Soft Style Martial Arts for Body, Mind & Spirit", Thorsons Publishing 1998, UK, ISBN 07225-3743-3
  • Martina Sprague, "Fighting Science, The Laws of Physics for Martial Artists", Turtle Press, Hartford, United States, 2002, ISBN 1-880336-72-3
  • Bruce Tegner, "Complete Book of Self-Defense", Thor Publishing Company, Ventra, California, United States, 1992, ISBN 0-87407-030-9
  • Miyamoto Musashi, " The Book of Five Rings", Shambhala, Boston & London, 1994, ISBN 0-87773-998-6

Resource and History Books

  • Jennifer Lawler, "The Martial Arts Encyclopedia", Masters Press, USA, 1996, ISBN 1-57028-068-1
  • Gichin Funakoshi, "Karate-Do My Way of Life", Kodansha America, United States, 1981, ISBN 0-87011-463-8
  • Bruce A. Haines, "Karates's History and Traditions", Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, Tokyo, Japan, 1995, ISBN 0-8048-1947-5
  • Richard Kim, "The Weaponless Warriors, An Informal History of Okinawan Karate", Ohara Publications, United States, 2000, ISBN 0-89750-041-5
  • Patrick McCarthy, Translator, "Bubishi, The Bible of Karate", Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, Vermont, Tokyo, Japan, 1997, ISBN 0-8048-2015-5

Recommended for Teaching Martial Arts

  • Carol A. Wiley, "Martial Arts Teachers on Teaching", Frog, Ltd, Berkeley, California, 1995, ISBN 1-883319-09-9
  • Sang H. Kim, "Teaching Martial Arts: The Way of the Master", Turtle Press, Hartford, 1997, ISBN 1-880336-15-4

Recommended for Pressure Points

  • Bruce Tegner, "Self-Defense, Nerve Centers & Pressure Points", Thor Publishing Company, Ventura, CA, 1986, ISBN 0-87407-029-5
  • Rick Clark, "Pressure Point Fighting, a guide to the secret heart of asian martial arts", Tuttle Publishing, United States, Japan, 2001, ISBN 0-8048-3217-X
  • George Dillman, "Humane Pressure Point Self-Defense", George Dillman Karate Int. United States, 2002, ISBN 1-889267-03-1
  • George Dillman, "Advanced Pressure Point Fighting of Ryukyu Kempo", George Dillman Karate Int., United States, 1994, ISBN 0-9631996-3-3

Recommended for Weapons Study

  • Masaaki Hatsumi & Quintin Chambers, "Stick Fighting, Techniques of Self-Defense", Kodansha America, United States, Japan, 1981, ISBN 0-87011-475-1
  • Bruce Tegner, "Stick-Fighting: Sports Forms", Thor Publishing, Ventura, CA, 1973, ISBN 0-87407-043-0
  • Fumio Demura, "Bo, Karate weapon of Self-Defense",Ohara Publications, United States, 2002, ISBN 0-89750-019-9
  • William Cheung, "Kung Fu Dragon Pole", Ohara Publications Inc. 1986, ISBN 0-89750-107-1
  • Fumio Demura, "Nunchaku, Karate weapon of Self-Defense", Ohara Publications, United States, 2002, ISBN 0-89750-006-7
  • Fumio Demura & Dan Ivan, "Advanced Nunchaku", Ohara Publications, United States, 2002, ISBN 0-89750-021-0
  • Sid Campbell, Gary Cagaanan, Sonny Umpad, "Balisong, The Lethal Art of Filipino Knife Fighting",Paladin Press, United States, 1986, ISBN 0-87364-354-2
  • Fumio Demura, "Tonfa, Karate weapon of Self-Defense", Ohara Publications Inc. United States, 1982, ISBN 0-89750-080-6
  • Tadashi Yamashita,"Advanced Tonfa, Jaapanese Weapon of Self-Defense", Ohara Publications Inc., United States, 1987, ISBN 0-89750-117-9