Synopses & Reviews
This is an accessible introduction to kendo, the Japanese "way of the sword", the ancient martial art that originated in the Japanese samurai tradition. The book includes the history of the art, the basic equipment used, a glossary of terms and instructions for all the basic forms.
About the Author
Darrell Max Craig has black belts in ten different martial arts. In 1973 he was awarded the title of Shihan or master teacher—the equivalent of a knighthood in Japan and an honor rarely bestowed upon foreigners.