I wanted to know more about the Samurai and have been reading and searching for half a life-time so far. This book “The Samurai Sword” is an absolutely outstanding reference and links authentic history with a modernist interpretation of a significant era of the Samurai.
I would strongly advise any martial artist to make this book a centrepiece of your reference collections. I enjoyed the assemblage of the book’s text(s), references, photographs and images.
This book is a “must have” and represents a lifetime of understanding of the Arts. The text links history with the present and does it in such a way that it is easy to read and understand “the experience”.
I strongly recommend this book to all dedicated martial artists. This book is a “must have and must share”. The techniques demonstrated are picture perfect and remain accurate and insightful to all.
“Thank you Sensei Kohshyu Yoshida for sharing with us your knowledge,
skills, experiences and your family history”,
Sensei Greg Waters, Yondan: Aiki Jutsu Aikido (N.Z)