We have been collecting these links for some time. We are still in the process of adding to and cataloguing them. If you know of a link that you think should be added to this list please email it to us and we will review it.

Forums and blogs

A great place to talk about Japanese blades. Very informative.
Nihonto Message Board
Perhaps the largest English Japanese Sword collectors forum on the internet.

Clubs USA

The Japanese Sword Society of the United States
Kendo America
Metropolitan New York Japanese Sword Club
Northern California Japanese Sword Club
Pacific Northwest Kendo Federation
Society of American Bayonet Collectors (BayonetCollectors.org)
The Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords
This links to the North American branch Web site.


The Linacre School of Defence
Interesting site with a number of old books on-line.
To-ken Society of Great Britain

Thank you to all contributors of these links. You know who you are. Please forgive our use of your descriptions because they are far more eloquent than our own. We can not even claim that English is our second language so we have no excuse.