In this extract from his book, “The History of Karate: Okinawan Goju” (May 1996), Morio Hiagonna tells us the tale of a meeting in the 1930s where Jigoro Kano (founder of Judo) and Chojun Miyagi (founder of Goju-Ryu karate) discussed grappling and groundwork in karate:
A while ago there was a thread on sword arts. They were some good examples but the the teachniques seemed to be based on a block counter format. I recently saw a document called "reclaiming the sword" which featured sword enthusiasts and their fighting methods. A very interesting take on what tradional swords arts with techniques taken from tradional manuals.
im afraid I can post a link because I live in China. But it is well woth a look