Classical Swordsmanship of Japan

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Classical Swordsmanship of Japan is the most exhaustive and authoritative work on the subject of kenjutsu and iaijutsu available in any of the major Western languages to date. This masterpiece by Serge Mol covers more than 800 years of swordsmanship history, provides historical details of some 49 sword schools and contains references to well over 250. Additionally, this work includes information of no less than 280 classical sword masters that played a role in the history of kenjutsu and iaijutsu.

About the author:
Serge Mol is the author of the critically acclaimed \'Classical Fighting Arts of Japan: A Complete Guide To Koryū Jūjutsu\' and the only Western student of Enshin Ryū to receive the license of Mekyo Kaiden for Iai, Suemonogiri, Kenpō and Yawara. In the ryuha of Hoki Ryū Jūutsu Mol has received the menkyo license.

Mol has lived in Japan for several years where he has trained directly under Tanaka Fumon and Nakashima Atsumi. The personal relationship of the author with several grandmasters and the exclusive use of authentic and untranslated material make the work of Serge Mol of an excellent unsurpassed quality.


AuthorSerge Mol
Dimensions190 mm x 265 mm
Weight900 gram
Book formatHardcover


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