This DVD is highly rated and beautifully done. See the techniques that took Soke Tak Kubota to the Martial Arts Hall of Fame. This training instruction offers a wide array of Iaido techniques that are sure to open your eyes. This is a must-have for all artists. This DVD serves as a great introduction to the art of Iaijutsu and is also excellent if you are interested in Japanese swordsmanship. Included are basics, such as the grip, cutting, and sheathing of the sword, as well as the 9 basic to advanced competition kata and their applications in the first level of this art.