The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship: A Manual of Eishin-Ryu Iaido
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The Art of Japanese Swordsmanship: A Manual of Eishin-Ryu Iaido

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The original purpose of iaido was to slay an opponent with one stroke of the sword upon unsheathing. This manual of Eishin-Ryu or "Pure Faith" iaido teaches the most widely practiced sword style, and is illustrated with step-by-step drawings to help students, from beginners to advanced, hone their forms and techniques. Introductory chapters explain the history and evolutio...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published June 1st 1994 by Weatherhill
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