Anshinkan Library

The following books, and DVDs are available from the dojo library.  The library is open to all members provided they have donated at least one book or video.


(asterisk * indicates from Schoon Sensei’s personal library)


    Title                           Author                              

  1. *Advanced Aikido                            Phong Thong Dang/Lynn Seiser
  2. Aikido (in Chinese)
  3. Aikido Basics                                Phong Thong Dang   
  4. Aikido and the Dynamic Sphere                        A. Westbrook/O. Ratti
  5. Aikido and the Harmony of                            Mitsugi Saotome                                                               Nature    
  6. Aikido, The Heavenly Road                      Kenji Shimizu
  7. Aikido, Weapons Techniques                    Phong Thong Dang/Lynn Seiser
  8. Analysis of China Na                                   Jwing-Ming Yang
  9. Angry White Pyjamas                          Robert Twigger
  10. *The Art of Happiness, a handbook for living            Dalai Lama                                                     
  11. *The Art of Peace, Morihei Ueshiba                John Stevens
  12. Bagua and Tai chi                                     Bruce Frantzis
  13. Barefoot Zen, Shaolin Roots of Kung Fu and Karate      Nathan J. Johnson
  14. Best Aikido, The Fundamentals                         Kisshomaru & Moriteru Ueshiba
  15. Bodhidharma, The Zen Teachings of                    Translated by Red Pine
  16. *The Book of Five Rings                                Miyamoto Musashi
  17. *Boxing, The American Art                      R. Michael Onello
  18. Bruce Lee (picture book)                       John Little
  19. Bruce Lee's Fighting Method, Basic Training             Bruce Lee
  20. Bruce Lee's Fighting Method, Advanced Techniques     Bruce Lee
  21. Budo Secrets (2 copies)                               John Stevens
  22. Bushido, The Warrior’s Code                     Inazo Nitobe
  23. The Complete Book of Tai Chi                    Stewart McFarlane
  24. *Deadly Karate Blows, Medical Implications              Brian Adams
  25. Dynamic Strength                                      Harry Wong                                     
  26. Encyclopedia of Aikido                                  Stanley A. Pranin
  27. The Essence of Aikido                                  John Stevens
  28. *Fighting Karate                                       Hideyuki Ashihara
  29. ‚ÄčKrav Maga for Beginners                            Levine, Whitman, Hoover
  30. Krav Maga, Complete                                Levine, Whitmen
  31. Kung Fu book from Taiwan, volume I                    (In Chinese)
  32. Kung Fu book from Taiwan, volume II                    
  33. *The Gift of Rain (fiction)                              Tan Twan Eng
  34. Gracie Submissions Essentials                     Helio Gracie/Royler Gracie
  35. Ground Fighting and Restraint                          Kevin Pell/Garner Thompson
  36. *Hagakure, The book of the Samuari                    Yamamoto Tsunetomo
  37. The Hidden Roots of Aikido                      Shiro Omiya
  38. The History of Aikido (booklet)                         Chudokai Aikido Federation
  39. Kodo, Ancient Ways                                    Kensho Furuya
  40. *The Martial Artist’s Way                               Glen Doyle
  41. Martial Arts Instruction                                  Lawrence A. Kane
  42. *National Geographic, The first Samurai (article)          Tom O'Neill    
  43. The Peaceful Way, A Children's Guide                    Ledwab/Standefer                                                                      
  44. *The Power of Internal Martial Arts                      B.K. Frantzis
  45. *Pressure Points, Kyosho Juysu                          Evan Patazi                                                            
  46. Secrets of the Samurai                          Oscar Ratti/Adele Westbrook
  47. Sensei (fiction)                               John Donohue
  48. Shaolin Chin Na, Comprehensive applications of           Jwing-Ming Yang
  49. The Shaolin Grandmasters' Text                         Order of Shaolin Ch'an
  50. Small Circle Ju Jutsu                            Wally Jay
  51. The Spirit of Aikido                             Kisshomaru Ueshiba
  52. The Structure of Aikido, vol. 1                     Gaku Homma
  53. Sword and Brush                                        Dave Lowry
  54. *Tai Chi Chuan, Basic Excercises                          ShingYen-Ling/Wang Pei-kun
  55. *Tai Chi Chuan, 24 + 48 form with applications           Liang Shou-Yu/ Wu Wen-Ching
  56. Tai Chi Theory & Martial Power                           Jwing-Ming Yang
  57. T'ai Chi Thirteen Sword                                  Stuart Olson
  58. Taijiquan Theory                                         Jwing-Ming Yang                 
  59. The Te of Piglet                               Benjamin Hoff
  60. Tengu (fiction)                                           John Donohue
  61. Total Aikido                                             Gozo Shioda
  62. Training with the Master                                  John Stevens/Walther Krenner
  63. *The Way of Energy                                      Lam Kam Chuen
  64. Wing Chun, The Deceptive Hands of                      Douglas Wong
  65. *Zen and Aikido                               Shigeo Kamata/Kenji Shimizu
  66.  Zen in the Martial Arts                                  Joe Hyams
  67. Zen Masters of China                                     Richard Bryan McDaniel
  68. Zen, The Three Pillars of                                 Philip Kapleau




The Founder of Aikido - Morihei Ureshiba (DVD)
Sword, Jo, and Body Techniques - Morihiro Saito (DVD)