Content's of the various Manual's 

Student Handbook  - 76 pages in total

Welcome to the new student 
Concerning the S.A. Ashiharakaikan 
Fees/Products 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Hideyuki Ashihara 
Ashihara Karate of the World 
Karate 
Dojo 
The Dogi 
The Sensei 
The meaning of the term Sensei 
What is meant by being a Master 
Senpai and Kohai 
What is meant by Bowing 
What is Ashihara Karate 
The Ashihara Karate Symbol 
What is Sabaki? 
What does Sabaki mean? 
This is Sabaki 
Ma-ai - Distance 
Kamae 
Impact 
Word List 
Ashihara Karate Adage's 
Training 
Dojo Kun 
Ashihara Karate Structure 
Osu no Seishin 
Ashihara Karate Lineage 
The Grading System 
Progression through the ranks 
Belt system Seniors/Juniors 
Time Limit 
Guide leading to Grading 
Rules for Examining 
Guide for Juniors 
Pointers when Teaching Children 
Requirements for 10th Kyu 
Requirements for 9th Kyu 
Requirements for 8th Kyu 
Requirements for 7th Kyu 
Requirements for 6th Kyu 
Requirements for 5th Kyu 
Requirements for 4th Kyu 
Requirements for 3rd Kyu 
Requirements for 2nd Kyu 
Requirements for 1st Kyu 
Guidelines for Dan grades 
Requirements for Shodan-Ho 
Requirements for Shodan 
Requirements for Nidan-Ho 
Requirements for Nidan 
Requirements for Sandan-Ho 
Requirements for Sandan 
Requirements from Yondan - Hachidan 
Weapons Curriculum 
Junbi Undo 
Glossary 
Certification 
Bibliography 
Photo Page 
News Coverage
Recommended Reading
Notes

Kata Guide  - 41 pages in total
 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Grade Requirements 
About Kata 
Shoshinsha Kata (in pictures) 
Shoshinsha Kata Ni 
Shoshinsha Kata San 
Kihon Kata Ichi 
Kihon Kata Ni 
Kihon Kata San 
Kumite Kata Ichi 
Kumite Kata Ni 
Kumite Kata San 
Kumite Kata Yon 
Kumite Kata Go 
Nage No Kata Ichi 
Nage No Kata Ni 
Nage No Kata San 
Jissen No Kata Ichi 
Elements within Kata 
Glossary 
Certification 
Bibliography 
Photo Page 
News Coverage 
Recommended Reading
Notes

Theory Test Handbook - 33 pages in total
 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Childrenís White Belt 
Childrenís Blue Belt 
Childrenís Yellow Belt 
Childrenís Green Belt 
White Belt 
Blue Belt
Yellow Belt 
Green Belt 
Brown Belt Part One 
Brown Belt Part Two 
Black Belt 
Glossary 
Certification 
Photo Page 
News Coverage 
Recommended Reading
Notes

Preparing for Black Belt & Tournaments Manual - 65 pages in total
 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Brown Belt 
Preparing for the Black Belt 
Yudansha Realms 
Introspection 
Personal Training
Advanced Martial Arts Titles
Concentration
TrainingProgramme 
2nd Kyu Requirements 
1st  Kyu Requirements 
Guidelines for Dan Grades 
Shodan Ho Requirements 
Shodan Requirements 
Nidan Ho Requirements 
Nidan Requirements 
Sandan Ho Requirements 
Sandan Requirements 
Requirements for Yondan - Hachidan 

Theory Test - Brown Belt Part One 
Theory Test - Brown Belt Part Two 
Theory Test - Black Belt 
Technique within the technique 
Tips to help you on the road to black belt 
Success - the Reward of the Few 
Attitude is Everything
The Importance of Attitude
Planning
Preparing for tournaments 
Competitive Kumite Preparation and Training 
10 Mental Self Defence techniques 
Glossary 
Certification 
Bibliography 
Photo Page 
News Coverage 
Recommended Reading
Notes

Teaching Manual - 79 pages in total
 
Preface 
Special Note 
Standards of Conduct Required 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Teaching Style 
Training New Instructors: Where to start
The Role of the Instructor
Definition of an Instructor
Instructor
Leader
Trainer
Coach
Over-all role of the Instructor
Technical skills
Personal skills
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Management skills
Introduction to the Systems Approach to Training
Skill Teaching and Learning
The Systematic Approach
Conditions to Maximise Learning
Motivation
The Lesson Plan
Planning the Lesson
Checklist for Instructors
Why people do not participate
Benefits there might be from Participating
The key role of the instructor
Starting the session
Building the session
Giving instruction
Trouble spots
Getting it together
Ending the session
Instructional Objectives
Basic Skills
Training Periodisation
The Introductory Course -Learning how to fight
Learning Modalities
Teaching the Learning Disabled
Further examples of Learning Difference
Nervous or under confident student
Over-confident or conceited student
 Forget-ful-of-instruction student
Inconsistent student
Slow-starter student
Fast-starter student
Immature student
Why students get bored
Help your students train smarter
Eliminating Teacher Bias
4 Ways to improve yourself as a Teacher
Teaching Children
Make kids class (and even adults) FUN!
Pointers when teaching fitness to children
About Self Esteem
Teaching Self Discipline
16 Ways to be a Smarter Teacher
Safety
Are you a first in first-aid?
First Aid
Sports Injury Terminology
Strains, Sprains & Dislocations
Flexibility & Stretching
Plyometrics
Glossary 
Certification 
Bibliography 
Photo Page 
News Coverage 
Recommended Reading
Notes

Dojo Management Guide - 82 pages in total
 
INTRODUCTION 
Ashihara Karate International 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
Ten Ways to Kill a Dojo 
Twelve Points on Attitude 
Effective Management 
The Ten Commandments of Management 
If...... 
Ten Characteristics of a Successful Organisation 
FORMING A DOJO 
The events leading to the formation of a dojo/club 
Survey to determine if a dojo or club is needed 
Recruiting of members 
Determination of a date for the introductory meeting 
Agenda 
The Constitution of the dojo/club 
The dojo/club members 
A few hints to help improve membership involvement/interest 
Co-ordination of clubs and sports associations 
Examples of a town sports structure 
MEETINGS 
What is a meeting 
Types of meetings 
Private meetings 
Committee meetings 
Public meetings 
Informal meetings 
The notice 
Contents of the notice 
The agenda 
Aim of the agenda 
Requirements of the agenda
Example of a notice of meeting and agenda 
The attendance register 
The minutes 
Aim of the minutes 
Requirements of the minutes 
Example of the minutes 
Voting 
Ways of voting 
General rules of a meeting 
Duties of committee members/officers 
1. The chairperson 
2. The vice-chairperson 
- Leadership 
- Requirements of leadership 
- The task of the leadership 
3. The secretary 
4. The treasurer 
5. Additional members 
CORRESPONDENCE/COMMUNICATION 
Requirements for effective communication 
Notices 
Important aspects of the notice 
The circular 
Reports 
Essential of reports 
Visual aids 
Schematic lay-out of a formal report 
Form and lay-out of informal reports 
Hints when compiling a report 
Hints for the drafting of a report (informal or formal) 
Letters 
Important aspects when writing a letter 
Choice of a letter lay-out 
The most important components of the letter and their characteristics 
Summary of hints for the letter writer 
The five C's of correspondence sum up the most important aspects of the letter 
SPONSORS 
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 
Budget 
Elementary method of budgeting 
Rules to follow when handling a cheque account 
Petty cash 
Financial records 
Auditors 
Example of financial report 
Accounting records 
Bank account 
Receipts 
Payments 
Cash book 
Example of cash book 
Income statement 
Example of financial statement 
COACHING ADMINISTRATION 
Essential Skills of a Coach 
Technical Skills 
Human Skills 
Conceptual Skills 
The Underlying process of coaching administration 
Planning 
Organising 
Leading 
Controlling 
The ongoing process of coaching administration 
PARTICIPATION 
Objectives 
Marketing 
Marketing Objectives 
Identifying the Target Groups 
Promotion and Publicity 
Summary 
CONTROLLING AND ORGANISING TOURNAMENTS 
Checklists for Championships, Tournaments and courses. 
APPENDIX  - Constitution 
CERTIFICATION 
Photo Page
News Coverage
Recommended Reading
CONCLUSION
Notes

Operations Manual -  120 pages in total
 
Ashihara Karate 
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker 
1. Introduction 
 a. Features vs Benefits 
 b. Obligation to your style and community 
 c. Whatís the value of: 
  Self esteem/Self Confidence/Physical Fitness/Self Discipline 
Dispelling a Myth 

2. Want to have a highly successful school? 
    Winning the Game:    Your strategic Marketing Plan 
     State your Objective 
     Situation Analysis 
     Target Market 
     Positioning 
     Marketing Mix 
     Success is a Process:     Prepare 
                                          Promote 
                                           Progress 
                                           Pay Attention 
   Planning for Success in the New Year 
   Definition of what is a successful school 

3. Business Plan 
 a. Demographics and target market 
 b. Corporate Image 
 c. Mission Statement 
 d. Student Value 
 e. Charging the right price - perceived value 
 f.  Location 

4. Opening a School - 
  What is needed? 
  School Layout 
  How to negotiate with a landlord 
  Questions concerning the opening of a school 
  To Inc or not to Inc.? 

5. Marketing 
  What is Marketing 
 a. Paid Advertising 
     Newspaper 
     Door hangers/Posters 
     TV 
     Radio 
     Web Site 
     Sign Board/ Bill Boards 
     Bin-Ads 
     Yellow Pages/Other Directories 
      Pamphlets 
  What's in a great advertisement 

b. Public Relations 
     Press Releases 
     Community Events 
     Demonstrations 

     Free/Charity Self Defence Seminars 
     Benefit Tournaments 
     Seminars 
c. In-House Promotions 
     Guest Passes 
     Coupon Books 
     Karate Bucks 
     Buddy Nights 
     Birthday Parties 
     Sleep-overs 
     After-school Program 
     Brochures 
     Newsletters 
     Connecting with students by email 

 d. Other Promotions 
     Bumper Stickers/T-shirts/Track Suits 
     Badges/Patches/Head Bands 

 e. Direct Response 
     Geographics. 
     Age 
     Income 
     Psycho Graphics 
    Starting from Scratch 

  f. 10 Low Cost Marketing Ideas 

6. Day to Day Operations 
  a. The Phone Call 
      Keep track of your phone advertising
  b. The Walk-In 
  c. The Tour 
  d. Communication 
  e. The Registration Conference 
  f. Merchandise 
  g.  Statistics 

7. Business Growth 

8. Retention 
  a. Teaching Style 
  b. Value Added Service 
  c. Customer Service 
  d. Why Students Quit 
  e. Help Lost Students find their way back 

9. Conclusion 
 Nine Elements for running the Martial Arts 

Bibliography 
Certification 
Photo Page 
News Coverage 
Recommended Reading
Notes 


Tournament Planning Manual -   75 pages in total
 
Ashihara Karate International
About Kaicho Hoosain Narker
Introduction
Planning a Karate Tournament
Outline of a tournament
    : Advanced Planning
    : Check Local Activities
    : Check Local Authorities
    : Consider Weather
Time
Notification
Selection of the Location
Preparing the Venue
Program for the Public
Registration of the Contestants
Refereeing
Ticket Sales 
Advertising
Publicity
Commentary 
Tournament Day
Appendix 1   - Pre Invitation Letter
Appendix 2   - Detailed Invitation Letter 
                     : Format 
                     : Code of Conduct 
                     : Semi Contact Rules 
                     : Full Contact Rules 
                     : Sparring Entry Form 
                     : Kata Entry Form 
                     : Total Entry Form 
                     : Sabaki Fighter Questionnaire 
                     : Sabaki Medical Questionnaire 
Appendix 3   - Letter Requesting use of Mats
Appendix 4   - Letter Requesting First Aid Service 
Appendix 5   - Letter Requesting support of Parents in selling tickets 
Appendix 6   - Letter Inviting Honoured Guests 
Appendix 7   - Letter Requesting Television Coverage
Appendix 8   - Letter Requesting Sponsorship
Appendix 9   - Sample Budget for Income and Expenditure
Appendix 10 - Advertising Contract
Appendix 11 - Sample News Cover Articles
Appendix 12 - Sample Tournament Poster
Appendix 13 - Sample Tournament Ticket
Appendix 14 - Sample Kumite Draw Sheet
Appendix 15 - Sample Kata Draw Sheet
Appendix 16 - Sample Injury Record Sheet
Appendix 17 - Sample Hall Layout Format
Appendix 18 - Twenty (20) Week Countdown Table
Appendix 19 - Checklists for championships, tournaments and courses 
Knock-out tournaments
Plate events
The working of a knock-out tournament 
Seeding or ratings
Pool-system tournaments
Table Official Duties
Appendix 20 - Letter Thanking Sponsors
Appendix 21 - Letter Thanking Officials
Appendix 22 - Letter Thanking Participating Sensei 
Bibliography ...
Certification
Photo Page
News Coverage
Recommended Reading
Notes




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