This brief introduction to the martial art Shintaido was shot in Deerfield, MA (USA) in October 2008. Shintaido was developed in Japan in the 1960s and includes the study of martial arts, meditation, and artistic expression. Directed and edited by David Franklin. Videographer: Carlyn Saltman. Producer: Stephen Billias. Associate producer: Bill Burtis. Funded by a grant from Shintaido of America, a non-profit organization.