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9 Best Karate Books of All Time


Our goal: Gather the most accurate and trustworthy list of Karate books on the internet.

Our process:
1. Search for "best Karate books" and click on the top 5 articles.
2. Find every book mentioned in 2+ articles and average their rankings.
3. Deliver them all neatly to you here! 😊

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1

    Karate-Do

    Gichin Funakoshi

    Appears in 4 articles
  2. 2

    The Essence of Karate

    Gichin Funakoshi

    Appears in 3 articles
  3. 3

    Bubishi

    Patrick McCarthy

    Appears in 3 articles
  4. 4
    Appears in 2 articles
  5. 5
    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 6

    The Art of Hojo Undo

    Michael Clarke

    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 7

    Moving Zen

    C.W. Nicol

    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 8
    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 9

    Black Belt Karate

    Hirokazu Kanazawa

    Appears in 2 articles

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