Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Seitei Jodo 制定杖道

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. As part of an expanded curriculum you will also learn the 11 kendo kata.

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)

Embu of Seitei Jodo kata: https://youtu.be/viKBif-OhtM

Bokuto Ni Yoru Kendo Kihon waza Keiko-ho (Tachi vs Tachi)

Kihon 1: Ippon-uchi no wazaMen, Kote, Do, Tsuki
Kihon 2: Renzoku no waza (Ni/Sandan no waza)Kote, Men
Kihon 3: Harai wazaHarai Men
Kihon 4: Hiki wazaTsubazeriai kara no Hiki Do
Kihon 5: Nuki wazaMen, Nuki Do
Kihon 6: Suriage wazaKote, Suriage Men
Kihon 7: Debana wazaDebana kote
Kihon 8: Kaeshi wazaMen, Kaeshi Migi-Do
Kihon 9: Uchiotoshi wazaDo uchiotoshi Men

Bokuto ni Yoru Kendo Kihon Waza Keiko-ho demonstration: https://youtu.be/KVzHMNJ6NKg

Kendo Kata: Tachi kata 1-7 (Tachi vs Tachi)
Ippon-me (Men Nuki Men)
Nihon-me (Kote Nuki Kote)
Sanbon-me (Tsuki Kaeshi (Nayashi) Tsuki)
Yohon-me (Tsuki Makikaeshi Men)
Gohon-me (Men Suriage Men)
Roppon-me (Kote Suriage Kote)
Nanahon-me (Men Nuki Do)

Kendo kata demonstration: https://youtu.be/cpZ1CITHmuE

Please arrive at least 15 minutes before class start time.

Wednesdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm (Garden Center at Gypsy Hill Park Staunton Park & Rec)

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

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