The author is the most famous Ninja grandmaster and one of the top Budo masters in the world. He is the author of bestsellers "The Way of the Ninja" and "Advanced Stick Fighting", as well as of the classic "Stick Fighting". In this book, the author explains the essence, truth, and wisdom of Japanese sword-fighting techniques, using the long sword, short sword and ninja sword, among others. Through his writing and many detailed pictures, he reveals the hidden reality behind this fascinating martial art. This book shows various classical and practical sword-fighting techniques, including Ninja kenpo, Kageryu, Yagyu Shinkage-ryu, and the two-sword techniques. It also includes sword techniques for use against an opponent armed with a stick, spear, naginata, kusarigama, or jutte. The book is further illustrated with calligraphy by famous samurai masters, such as Aasari Matashichiro and Yamaoka Tesshu.