The following manual is to be used by those parents interested in helping their children improve the karate skills that they are being taught by a qualified instructor of Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate. In no way should this manual be used as a replacement for an instructor or as a reason to avoid attending regular classes. The information in this manual should be used for guidance only and should be approached with great caution. As in any activity it is highly recommended that parents consult a physician prior to allowing their children to practice karate. Neither the author nor the publisher assume any responsibility for the use or misuse of the information contained in this book. The author and the publisher specifically disclaim any personal loss, liability, or risk incurred as a consequence of the use or application, either directly or indirectly, of any advice or information presented herein.