The Ninja warrior clans of feudal Japan were renowned for their vast arsenal of exotic weapons. Whether on a mission of espionage, assassination, or open warfare, shinobi operatives had a number of devastating devices they could call upon to elude, silence, wound, or kill an enemy.
Now pioneering martial artist Sid Campbell presents an exhaustive illustrated guide to the traditional weapons of these mysterious shadow warriors. Campbell details the development, training, and use of ninja sickles, staffs and canes, polearms, grapnels, maces, fistloads, spikes, swords, weighted chains, cleated weaponry, and firearms. He also takes a close look at the four types of weapons