Kendo for Beginners
6. Kendo References
Guideline for what is expected to pass each grade. Especially useful for 1st Kyu and Shodan.
See Links page for more external websites
Kendo: The Definitive Guide
By Hiroshi Ozawa
THE book on Kendo in English. Available from bookstores in Oxford.
Looking at a Far Mountain: A Study of Kendo Kata (Tuttle Martial Arts)
By Paul Budden
A book on kata. Available from Amazon.co.uk.
The Heart of Kendo: A Comprehensive Introduction to the Philosophy and Practice of the Art of the Sword
By Darrell Craig
Also available from Amazon.co.uk.
And many more...