Descriptions of training materials we work with, forms of Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo and ZNKR.
|Introduction||Etiquette, postures, basic techniques. The first kata forms.|
|Kihon sotai dosa||Basic techniques with opponent.|
|Omote waza||The first kata series in Shindo Muso Ryu. Clear techniques.|
|Tokushu waza||Three forms that do not really belong to the Shindo Muso Ryu.|
|Chudan waza||"Middle Series" in Shindo Muso Ryu. Flow in techniques.|
|Ranai||Small series of two versions of "turmoil and harmony".|
|Kage waza||"Shadow Series". Same names as in Omote. Much zanshin.|
|Gohon no midare||Relatively new series of long forms. Compounds of others.|
|Okuden||The inner techniques.|
|Gomuso no jo||The five core technologies, which exclusively is trained by those who have Menkyo. |
Their completion is represented by Menkyo Kaiden.
|ZNKR Jodo (Seitei)||Kata series created and established in 1968 by Japanese Kendo Federation.|
Here is a summary of the kata names.