A portion of the Jodo Kata written by Kaminoda, Tsunemori Sensei for Rick Polland and the Rembukan Dojo
Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo
This tradition emerged at the turn of the 17th century and remained a secret martial tradition of the Kuroda Han until the 20th century. Though designed to be used against the sword, it has also incorporated the sword, walking stick, truncheon, sickle & chain and rope tying into its' rich tradition.
Jerry & Woody performing "Aiuchi"
Rick & Jerry doing Zenkachi
Iaido - Muso Shinden Ryu
Introduced by Nakayama Hakudo as the amalgamation of several sword arts today this discipline focuses on drawing the sword from the point of view of being disadvantaged. The tactical situation almost always has the other combatant attacking first.
Kuroda Sensei was famous as a swordsman, an accomplished brush writer and did Jodo as well.