Kendo Beginners Guide – a practical introduction for kendoka of all levels, by Terry Holt sensei (2nd edition updated July 2014)

Kendo Equipment Manual – A guide to the using and maintaining kendo equipment, clothing and armour. Also available in Spanish, French and German

Referee Book – A guide to the role of kendo referee (Shinpan) by Terry Holt Sensei.  (Second edition revised and updated January 2010).

The Kendo Reader – A highly regarded work on kendo practice by Noma Hisashi, written in the 1930’s, but still relevant and fascinating today.