yes. illistrated blade more like wakazashi , many similar blades made in china for american market after ninja movies, some are even good steel that can be used in garden to chop weeds. couple of Japanese sword school drill use Katana one handed and second hand has shorter blade, a double draw of long and short sword with X pattern high and low is a 500 year old classic draw and cut, slash high toward eyes with katana while wakazashi goes toward groin, belly or inside of thigh. second move is reverse draw /blade down for short blade for block as forearm covered by blade. Some 'Ninja' swords 1/2 way between Katana and Wakazashi- what your picture might be sold as. some different drills for them, some of drills similar to Chinese Jian, light sword , court sword.