By Don Zier

Eastern Sword Drawing is a whole advisor to this esoteric element of sword combating. Written by means of a famous grasp, this quantity describes the concepts and katas of Muso Shinden Ryu.

Muso Shinden Ryu was once based by way of the nice grasp Hayashi Jinsuke Shigenobu within the sixteenth century. in view that that point, a succession of masters have guided the growth of the varsity, usually including katas and editing recommendations as their reports dictated.

Illustrated with approximately 800 images, this publication files many iaido varieties that to this point have purely been orally transmitted. It records the 3 sorts of sword-drawing taught within the Muso Shinden Ryu method, each one of that is really an entire paintings of sword-drawing in itself. furthermore, the sei tei kata (official varieties) of the All-Japan Fencing Federation and the All-Japan Sword-Drawing Federation are defined in detail.

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