We have the following books available to purchase (in PDF format):

  • Shotokan Karate – The Definitive Guide  – Now available!
  • Karate for Children
  • In Funakoshi’s Footsteps

To purchase, please click on the links below.


Shotokan Karate - The Definitive Guide John Van Weenen

  • The most comprehensive book ever written on Shotokan Karate. An absolute wealth of information for the beginner and advanced student alike. Also available in hard copy from amazon.co.uk £16.99 or via your Sensei if you are a TASK Student.
  • 1st September 2017
  • 747 pages

Karate for Children Volume 1 - Basics

  • This book is easy to understand and can be enjoyed by anyone reading it. It contains clear images to help with techniques and addresses audiences of all ages. Ideal for smaller people who are learning karate and starting their journey, but also for parents to read along.

In Funakoshi's Footsteps

  • Shihan John Van Weenen's autobiography of his life and karate.