Japanese -n. Japanese sword combat skill. Students of kenjutsu use bokken or sometimes katana to practice skills that are applicable to actual combat with edged weapons.
The art of fencing; sword ars; kend
technique of fighting once the sword has been drawn
The art of fighting with a sword, usually a katana.
Art of swordsmanship for war, is the definitive style of the Bushi/Samurai. Although many schools of differnt sub-forms of kenjutsu existed, there were two definitives: Jigen-Ryu, the more aggressive form of Kenjutsu fouded by Togo Bizen no Kami in the 16th century; favored especially by the warriors of Satsuma. And Shingen-Ryu also founded in the 16th century under patronage of the Nanbu Clan. This style focused more upon closer counter-attacks, and precise defense. A true Kenjutsu practicioner who was venerable in both was nearly undefeatable in melee combat.
The martial art of the sword, as opposed to Kendo, The Way of the Sword.
Sword art. Classical Japanese swordsmanship. (Japanese)
Japanese martial art specializing in the use of the Japanese sword (katana).