Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Seitei Jodo

ZNKR Seitei Jodo (全日本剣道連盟制定杖道) is a modern martial art form of Japanese staff fighting. It consists of learning 12 basic techniques solo (Tandoku Dosa) followed by the learning the same techniques but paired (Sotai Dosa). These are then followed by learning the 12 paired forms (Seitei Kata). The focus is on defending oneself with the staff from attacks with the sword.

Jodo training develops relaxation, awareness, concentration, and discipline. 

Tandoku Dosa (Basic techniques solo) & Sotai Dosa (Basic techniques partnered):

  • Honte Uchi
  • Gyakute Uchi
  • Hiki Otoshi Uchi
  • Kaeshi Zuki
  • Gyakute Zuki
  • Maki Otoshi
  • Kuri Tsuke
  • Kuri Hanashi
  • Tai Atari
  • Tsuki Hazushi Uchi
  • Dobarai Uchi
  • Tai Hazushi Uchi

Seitei Kata: Standard Forms

  • Ippon-me (Tsuki Zue)
  • Nihon-me (Suigetsu)
  • Sanbon-me (Hissage)
  • Yonhon-me (Shamen)
  • Gohon-me (Sakan)
  • Roppon-me (Monomi)
  • Nanahon-me (Kasumi)
  • Hachihon-me (Tachi Otoshi)
  • Kyuhon-me (Rai Uchi)
  • Juppon-me (Seigan)
  • Jūippon-me (Midare Dome)
  • Jūnihon-me (Ran Ai)

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class start time.

Wednesdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Fridays 5:00pm – 6:00pm


Photos courtesy of Kosho School of Karate: https://koshoschoolofkarate.com/

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