Introducing the three main Japanese halberds in detail, Soke Hatsumi dispels many untruths surrounding the naginata, such as that it only a woman's weapon. 5 basic kamae and 9 techniques from the Kukishinden Ryu are demonstrated in armor and dogi comparing the movement of the naginata with the longer bladed nagamaki. A further 9 techniques deal with the heavier bisento. Features both indoor and outdoor training scenes complete with English subtitles.
As a bonus, a 20 minute Bujinkan training camp feature from 1995 is included with Hatsumi instructing on the naginata.