High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Tojutsu translates literally as "sword techniques". T is a very general Japanese word for sword, and has no connotations with particular sizes, lengths or styles. It can be likened to the English noun 'blade'. The term Tojutsu is rarely used or mentioned in martial arts sources. Tojutsu is encompassed by, and often confused with Kenjutsu, which is the Japanese martial art specializing in the use of the katana. Tojutsu however is only the art using the sword, where Kenjutsu also covers Batt jutsu, the art of sword drawing, which is excluded from Tojutsu.