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  ZNKR Seitei Jodo Curriculum

  • Kihon







  • Shidachi

    Face Uchidachi, with body turned 90 degrees right in Hachijidachi. Jo is hidden from sight held vertically at your side.


    As Uchidachi advances to a distance that starts to feel threatening, turn your body and tip of jo towards Uchidachi. The tip of the jo is a threat, and Uchidachi is now aware that you are armed, yet does not know the length of your weapon yet and approaches Ma-ai cautiously.


    Heisokudachi and grip jo with both hands in Gyakute. Left foot steps back in Gyakute kamae at the same time Uchidachi takes kamae.


    Slide back into Hikiotoshi kamae. Kuritsuke. Thrust. Hikiotoshi uchi to the head. Me tsuki. Osame


  • Uchidachi

    From Chudan Kamae. Advance in Hasso Kamae. From Jodan Kamae slowly lower the tachi and take Chudan kamae at the same time Shidachi takes kamae. Raise the tachi to Jodan kamae and strike.

    Step back turning towards Shidachi to get out of the trap (Kuritsuke). Shidachi thrusts to the solar plexus, and makes a final strike.

    From Gedan no kamae, step back (Musubi dachi) at the same time Shidachi steps forward and finishes Osame.

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