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JAPANESE SWORD DISCUSSION GROUPS
( EMAIL LISTSERVS AND MESSAGE BOARDS )


There are currently a few English language email listservs and message boards for those interested in the study of the Japanese sword, as well as a listserv for those interested in iaido. Subscription and registration information is below. Note that many of the educational and commercial sites also have message boards and blogs.

You must be registered or a subscriber to post or receive messages on these listservs and message boards.
Listservs and message boards are non-commercial in nature and are not intended for commercial or advertising messages.


NIHON-TO MESSAGE BOARD

A web based message board with graphics posting capabilities for the discussion of antique Japanese swords and sword fittings. Registration is required.

The Nihon-To Message board is located at: http://www.militaria.co.za/nmb/index.php.

Brian Robinson is the message board operator.


SWORD FORUM INTERNATIONAL

Web site for discussion of all type of swords including Japanese. Sword Forum International
Registration is required. This link is for the Nihonto forum. Go to their home page for discussion of other types of swords

Craig Bird is the moderator.


IAIDO-L

To subscribe, email to: [email protected]. In the message field, type: subscribe iaido-l yourname. You will be notified by email when you have been added to the list.

Information on how to post messages to the listserv will be sent from the server after you have subscribed.

This listserv is a martial arts oriented group for practicioners of iaido. It is not a collector's group. No graphics posting.

Kim Taylor and Johanna Botari are the listserv operators.


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