Sensei Hayhurst believes there is more to the Martial Arts than just the physical discipline. It is recommended students also take up an academic thirst in their study of Okinawa Seidokan Karate and Kobudo. The Martial Arts of Okinawa have a rich and deep history with ties to many countries. China and Japan were the two major impacting countries influencing the Ryukyu-Okinawa Martial Arts. Sensei Hayhurst has written books, articles, and manuals that students can purchase. It also recommended each student researches on their own and discover for themselves the rich history, the depth and the practicality of the arts we teach. Below are some resources.