A Katana is a specific type of curved Japanese sword, famously used by Samurai. Use this tag when your question is about this particular kind of sword. If unsure, use the "sword" tag instead.

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Why does Seido Karate only teach weapons training at black belt level?

I am a student of the Seido karate fighting style, I would like to know why weapons training starts only at the black belt level?
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Fighting styles that use a katana from the beginning

What are the fighting styles which employ the katana from the beginning of training?
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Does anyone actually fight with two katana simultaneously?

Most of us are familiar with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Leonardo fights with two katana, one in each hand. In every other movie I have ever seen in which katana appear, they are treated as a ...