Links

On this page are listed various links of interest to Kendoka and Iaidoka, along with a few general interest martial arts links. The links will open in a new browser window.

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KENDO LINKS

Canadian Kendo Federation - The governing body for kendo, iaido and jodo in Canada.
Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei - The All-Japan Kendo Federation (in english or japanese).
Kenyu Online - Monthly kendo newsletter of the PNKF
Kendo Nippon Magazine - A magazine on Kendo (in japanese).
KendoShop.com - A good online store for Kendo equipment and supplies.
E-Bogu.com - Another good online store for Kendo equipment.

 

IAIDO LINKS

The Iaido Journal - A journal on Iaido, at the Electronic Journal of Martial Arts and Sciences.
The Sei Do Kai's Iaido Pages - A wealth of information and links on Iaido.
Sei Do Kai Supplies - A great site for Iaido/Kendo and other martial arts supplies.
Tozando - A good online store for Iaito and other equipment.
Nosyu Iaido - Offers Iaito and Steel Iaito that cut along with related supplies.

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HYOHO NITEN ICHI RYU AND IMAI MASAYUKI SOKE LINKS

A collection of links to learn more about Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu in general and of Imai Masayuki, 10th headmaster of the style, in honour of the 2003 Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu Seminar with Imai Masayuki, in Guelph.

Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu - Information on the style, lineage, Miyamoto Musashi and short descriptions of the techniques practiced in the style.
Dokkodo - Musashi's writings on "Self-reliance" (Dokkodo).
Profile of Imai Masayuki - A profile of the 10th headmaster of the Hyoho Niten Ichi Ryu and thoughts on the Go Rin No Sho (book of five rings). Follow the "Next" links at the bottom for more.

 

GENERAL INTEREST

The Electronic Journal of Martial Arts and Sciences
Many journals on martial arts, including the Iaido Journal, Physical Training: Fitness for Combatives, the Journal of Western Martial Arts and others.

The Japanese Sword Index
The definitive resource for Japanese Sword information on the web. Informational resources such as swordsmith names, visual glossary of the japanese sword, terminology, history and care of the sword, articles, endless links and more.

Mugendo Budogu
Online store for Martial Arts supplies, and a fine quantity of Martial Arts books and videos (in english and japanese).