External – English Books, Articles and Sites on Kendo

Here’s a compilation of books, articles (with links for most of them) and sites on various aspects of kendo.  The organization of the resources are presented first.  Resources for beginners are listed in this article on “Resources for Beginners”.

  • Books
    • Available Openly On-line
    • For Purchase
  • Articles
    • General
    • Mechanics (tenouchi, sae, kinesiology)
    • Tactics (Strategy, seme, Fighting an Opponent in Jodan)
    • Mind Training  (Mushin)
    • Shiai (Competing, Refereeing)
    • Shinsa
    • Kata
    • Body Maintenance
    • Equipment Manual
    • Etiquette
    • Terminology
  • Websites
    • Kendo
    • Budo

Updates:  Moved the Shinsa material to a separate article “Shinsa (Promotional Exam) Resources”on Oct 28, 2019.


Books

Available Openly On-line

A Partial List of Additional Books (For Purchase) – There’s many more.


Articles

General

Mechanics

Tactics

Mind Training

Shiai

Shinsa

Kata

Body Maintenance

Equipment Manual

Etiquette

Terminology


Websites

 

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