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NITEN ICHIRYU MANUALS

These Manuals are cerlox bound for ease of use while training. Kata are presented by a quick key reminder, general instructions on the physical movements, and then advanced notes including hints on movement and explanations of meaning. 




NITEN ICHI RYU MANUAL

NIR-1 NITEN ICHI RYU: THE SWORD OF MUSASHI MIYAMOTO

This book contains all the kata from the three levels of the Niten Ichi-ryu, long vs long sword, short vs long sword and "long and short" vs long sword. There are quick descriptions, detailed descriptions and over 200 illustrations. The book is cerlox bound for easy opening and use. Also included is a detailed history of Musashi, genealogy tables, and an interview with Sei Do Kai instructor Matsuo Haruna.

Hard Copy Version of the Niten Ichiryu Manual


8x11" 100 pgs. Kim Taylor.

$36 (includes shipping in North America)

 

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Go Rin no Sho

The Go Rin no Sho of Miyamoto Musashi

NIR-2 The Go Rin no Sho of Miyamoto Musashi

This is a new translation of the Go Rin no Sho by a student of the art, edited and commented by Kim Taylor who has studied the art since the early 1990s and has written the manual above.

Hard Copy Version of the Go Rin no Sho


8x11" 140 pgs. Kim Taylor.

$48 (includes shipping in North America)


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Hyoho

Hyoho: The strategy, ethics and philosophy of Miyamoto Musashi


This book is a commentary on Musashi's writings beyond the Go Rin no Sho, specifically the Heiho Sanjugokajo and the Dokkodo.

The book also includes detailed instruction on the two sets of Oyo Waza kata, 5 Sessa and 5 Aikuchi.

Hard Copy Version of Hyoho


8x11" 150 pgs. Kim Taylor.

$48 (includes shipping in North America)


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JODO MANUALS

These Manuals are cerlox bound for ease of use while training. Kata are presented by a quick key reminder, general instructions on the physical movements, and then advanced notes including hints on movement and explanations of meaning.



JODO MANUAL

LBJ-1 THE LITTLE BOOK OF JODO (I)

The Little Book of Jodo covers the ZNKR seitei jo.
With over 500 photos it covers the kihon tandoku (solo exercise), kihon sotai (partner basics exercise) and the kata (partner applications).

Hard Copy Version of the Little Book of Jodo

8x11" 140 pgs. Eric Tribe and Kim Taylor

$48 (includes shipping in North America) 



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Uchida Ryu Tanjo Jutsu

Tanjo Jutsu Manual


The Uchida Ryu is one of the associated arts of the Shindo Muso Ryu and concerns the walking stick.

This manual covers the 12 kata of the school and also presents self defence applications.

Hard Copy Version of the Tanjo Jutsu Manual

8x11" 82 pgs. Kim Taylor. $36 (includes shipping in North America)


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Self Defence Cane

Self Defence Cane Manual


This book covers the fundamentals of using your cane for self defence. It starts with exercises to improve joint motion and increase fitness, moves on to the basic blocks and strikes and then to some discussion on cane retention.

For those of all ages who want to get a start preparing for their old age.

Hard Copy Version of the Self Defense Cane Manual

8x11" 82 pgs. Kim Taylor. $36 (includes shipping in North America)


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IAIDO MANUALS

These Manuals are cerlox bound for ease of use while training. Kata are presented by a quick key reminder, general instructions on the physical movements, and then advanced notes including hints on movement and explanations of meaning. Each kata has two illustration sets, one showing the purpose of the kata and one detailing the movements from the front, and from the side.


BBI-1 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (I)

The Manual

Pronunciation guide, History of Japanese Sword, Sword schools and Kendo, Iai ranking requirements, List of waza names, Care and use of equipment, Etiquette, Sword basics, stances, suburi, Glossary of terms.

This book is not restricted to Iaido practice but forms a good general introduction to Japanese sword training.


Hard Copy Version

8X11" 108 pgs. Kim Taylor:

$36 (includes shipping in North America) 

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BBI-2 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (II):

Seitei Gata (Zen Ken Ren Iai)

All Japan Kendo Federation (ZNKR) Iaido forms (Seitei Gata Iai): History of Seitei Gata Iai, Forms 1-10, Quick Key, General Instructions and Advanced Notes. Lavishly illustrated. One of the easiest books to learn from.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 100 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America) 

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BBI-3 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (III):

Omori Ryu

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Seiza no bu (Omori Ryu): History of Omori Ryu, Forms 1-11, Quick Key, General Instructions and Advanced Notes. Notes on All Japan Iaido Federation practice are also included. Illustrated.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 94 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America) 

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BBI-4 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (IV):

Eishin Ryu

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Tate Hiza no bu. (Eishin Ryu): Detailed genealogy and history of Iai and other sword schools, Forms 1-10 and Haya Nuki (quick practice).

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 127 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America) 

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BBI-5 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (V):

Oku Iai

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Oku Iai. Forms 1-8 Oku Iai Zawaza (Tate Hiza no Bu), Forms 1-10 Oku Iai Tachi Waza (standing forms) and Oku Iai Itomagoi 1-3 (Seiza no Bu). Six older practice forms not contained in the school curriculum are also included in this volume. 

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 100 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America) 

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BBI-SET ALL 5 BBI SOLO IAI MANUALS

Save $25 with a complete set of hard cover manuals.

$155 (includes shipping in North America) 



BBI-6 Tachi Uchi no Kurai

BBI-6 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (VI):

Tachi Uchi no Kurai and Tachi Uchi no Kata

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu partner practice, the first set, including alternate versions of the kata and the Tachi Uchi no Kata forms. This is the first level of sword to sword practice.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 100 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)


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Kurai Dori

BBI-7 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (VII):

Kurai Tori

Muso Shinden Ryu partner practice, the second set of Tosa Iai sword striking kata. This manual outlines the kata as they are done in the Muso Shinden line with explanations of the difference from the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu line. 

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 60 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)

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Tsume Ai no Kurai

BBI-8 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (VIII):

Tsume Ai no Kurai

Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu sword striking practice, the third set of Tosa Iai sword striking kata. Includes a biographical section on Oe Masamichi and Nakayama Hakudo.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 60 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)

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Tosa Iai Jujutsu

BBI-9 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (IX):

Tosa Iai Jujutsu

This manual contains all three sets of Jujutsu in the Tosa iaido tradition, specifically Dai Sho Tsume, Dai Sho Tachi Tsume and Tsume no Kurai which is a third set from the Muso Shinden Ryu line.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 70 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)

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Bangai Den

BBI-10 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (X):

Bangai Den and Dai Ken Tori

This manual contains six extra kata as practised in the Sei Do Kai, including the three kata Hayanami, Raiden and Jinrai as formulated by Oe Masamichi. The book also includes the first four shoto vs daito kata of Daikendori and an extended analysis of the school.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 75 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)

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bbi-11

BBI-11 KIM'S BIG BOOK OF IAIDO (XI):

Teaching Ken Zen Ren Iai: Riai and Kihon

This manual is intended for those who are teaching or learning with sporadic contact with their instructor. The book includes sections on Safety, Iaido default actions, Riai, the SDK ZenKenRen Iaido kihon, and much more.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 75 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)


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MJER Riai cover photo

The Riai of Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu: The Meaning of the Kata

This is an interpretation from Kim Taylor on the meaning of the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu iaido kata, the way they are arranged in the school and what each level of training teaches the student. This ebook is intended for those who are advanced students in the art who wish to begin moving deeper into their study.

Hard Copy Version

5x8" 30 pgs. Kim Taylor

$15 (includes shipping in North America)

$12 epub format   NOTE: after you finish your payment you must come back to sdksupplies.com to the download page.
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Sword Through the Meiji

The Sword Through the Meiji Period:
Keshi Ryu and Hosoda Ryu

This book concentrates on two sword schools taught by Takeshi Mitsuzuka sensei, the Keshi Ryu iai (police set of five kata) and the Hosoda Ryu (introduced as the Shindo Munen Ryu by Mitsuzuka sensei). Lavishly illustrated with photographs of all the kata and with detailed notes on each.

Hard Copy Version

8x11" 98 pgs. Kim Taylor

$36 (includes shipping in North America)


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TIN/JJSA collected issues

Here is the modern history of Japanese sword in the west, collected in one place. The Iaido Newsletter and it's succesor the Journal of Japanese Sword Arts ran from 1989 to 2001 when the print versions were retired and the Electronic Journals of Martial Arts and Sciences EJMAS.com took over. TIN/JJSA Collected are cerlox bound 8.5 x 11 inch manuals of approximately 100 pages each. (includes shipping in North America)
 

TIN/JJSA 
number
Issues Dates Hard Copy Cerlox
PDF format ebook
1 1-17 Nov 89-Dec 91 $25 

All these books are available as pdf for $12 each,

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2 18-28 Jan 92-Dec 92 $25 

3 29-40 Jan 93-Dec 93 $25 

4 41-52 Jan 94-Dec 94 $25 

5 53-64 Jan 95-Dec 95 $25 

6 65-70 Jan 96-June 96 $25 

7 71-76 July 96-Dec 96 $25 

8 77-81 Jan 97-May 97 $25 

9 82-87 June 97-Dec 97 $25 

10 88-92 Jan 98-June 98 $25 

11 93-97 July 98-Dec 98 $25 

12 98-102 Jan 99-May 99 $25 

13 103-105 June 99-Dec 99 $25 

14 106-109 Jan 00-Aug 00 $25 

15 110-112 Sept 00-Apr 01 $25 

All 15 
volumes
1-112 Nov 89-Apr 01 $280 


Hammerterz Forum collected issues 

Hammerterz Forum ran from 1994 to 1999 and remains the premier journal of western sword arts. While most of the world was getting their information from Hollywood, editor Christoph Amberger was publishing articles and information that would eventually spark and anchor a massive research boom in European swordsmanship. Amberger not only researched the subject, he is one of the very few people I'm aware of who has actually participated in duels with "sharps".  As a member of two of the most respected duelling fraternities in Germany he fought seven Mensuren with the bell-guard and basket-hilt Schläger between 1985 and 1987.

Chris has given SDKsupplies permission to collect and offer Hammerterz Forum to those who were not fortunate enough to obtain the journal as it was published. This is "must have" information for any serious student of the sword and SDKsupplies is extremely pleased to be able to provide it once again. Some reprinted articles from HF can be seen at The Journal of Western Martial Arts.

Hammerterz Forum Collected is 8x10 inches, and cerlox bound. It is 364 pages covering the Summer of 1994 to the Fall of 1999, the complete print run. 

$95 (includes shipping in North America) 


OTHER BOOKS

A Student's Guide to Self-Defence: A Discussion of Practical Self Protection

8.5 x 11" 150 pages by Km Taylor
Cerlox bound to lay flat

$36 includes shipping in North America



This book is the manual for the University of Guelph "Gryphon Claws" women's self defence course taught since 1987 by Kim Taylor. The book was written in 1992 and contains material relevent to courses dealing with self defence and sexual assault of University age adults. This book contains the material from both free ebooks below.


Resisting Sexual Assault: A manual of resistance strategies for escaping a sexual assault


8.5 x 11" 130 pages by Kim Taylor
Cerlox bound to lay flat

$36 includes shipping in North America



This book contains the academic research upon which the U.G "Gryphon Claws" women's self defence course was based. The book was written in 1992 but the research was monitored for another 15 years and no changes were noted which led us to change our conclusions for the course.


SONGS OF THE SWORD

5X8" 100 pgs. by Kim Taylor

$17 (includes shipping in North America) 

Philosophy of sword practice in sayings and poetry. Readers must manufacture the book before reading it. Assembly instructions are included. Please check the link for warnings before buying the book. 


OTHER ITEMS

IAI-JINX WRITING CARDS

$7 (includes shipping in North America) 

Sets of 10 5x8 inch writing cards each with a different Iai-Jinx cartoon from our own Jeff Broderick. Envelopes included of course. Now's your excuse to answer all your budo correspondence.


FREE E-BOOKS FROM SDKSUPPLIES.COM

These books are in epub format. You will need an e-reader such as Calibre on your computer/tablet, or a dedicated reader such as Kobo. Firefox also has an add-on reader. If all else fails, open the file with a zip program and read the html files.

Much as I'd love to offer these ebooks for sale, they would likely not be big sellers. I spent several years researching each book, and I believe they have a contribution to make so they are here for your use. If you figure they are worth something to you, recruit a new student to your club, try a class yourself, organize a self defence session or buy something from this catalogue. There's always a way to pay it back.


The Psychological Effects of Martial Arts Training

The Psychological Effects of Martial Arts Training

This e-book by Kim Taylor, written in 1996, is being offered to customers of SDKsupplies.com free of charge. It is a literature review of the research into, you guessed it, the psychological effects of martial arts training. For anyone who would like to say that their martial art or self defence course does some good, download it, read it. E-pub format.

Psych-effects-MA.zip



Little Pearls of Wisdom: On teaching a self defense course

Little Pearls of Wisdom 
Kim has taught the women's self defense course "Gryphon Claws" at the University of Guelph since 1987. This is a two-part e-book in epub format (zipped). The first part contains advice relevant to instructors of any self defense course. The second part contains common sense advice which can be given as a handout to your class. Feel free to share this book with other self defense instructors. If you like the writing style consider purchasing one of the manuals above. This is an excerpt from the hard copy of "A Student's Guide to Self-Defence: A Discussion of Practical Self Protection" above.  E-pub format

Little-Pearls.zip



A Student's Guide to Self-Defence: A Discussion of Practical Self Protection

Student's Guide to Self Defence

This book is the manual for the University of Guelph "Gryphon Claws" women's self defence course taught since 1987 by Kim Taylor. The book was written in 1992 and contains material relevent to courses dealing with self defence and sexual assault of University age adults. This is an excerpt from the hard copy of "A Student's Guide to Self-Defence: A Discussion of Practical Self Protection" above. E-pub format

This free ebook was produced because I thought the hard copy self defence book had just not sold since 1994, turns out it wasn't listed on the website! So... if you want to buy the much more handy hard copy book, for instance, if you wish to teach the course, it's above. I'm also available for seminars.

In the meantime, click this link to get the free copy.

students guide to self defence.zip


Resisting Sexual Assault: A manual of resistance strategies for escaping a sexual assault

"Resisting Sexual Assault" is a manual of sexual assault prevention based on published literature. It defines the problem, gives an analysis of resistance, strategies and the aftermath of assault. Written by Kim Taylor, published by SDKsupplies.com and offered free to you here.

Resisting Sexual Assault.zip

Hardcover version is available for sale above.



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Patterns of Thought

Patterns of Thought

This book of photography and poetry from Kim Taylor, has nothing at all to do with the martial arts or self defense. It contains some of Kim's fine art nude photography (nothing graphic) so don't download it if you're looking for yet another way to smack someone with a stick. The book is here because I told some folks it would be here. By the way, it's a big book, byte-wise because of the photos so be patient with your kobo as it loads. E-pub format

Patterns of Thought.zip





 
 

Copyright stuff

I know you guys can rip and burn the DVDs, copy the videotapes and photocopy the manuals, and in the interests of spreading the art, maintaining my sanity and simple time constraints, I'm likely not going to come after you if you do, but hey, we don't really charge all that much for what you get and those payments help produce more instructional material.  If you want to share these materials around why not just drop us a line and ask us about bulk discounts.

And please remember, you don't own copyright on this stuff so for the good of your own karma don't go copying and selling it. It's a small community and we do hear back from people.

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