There a very few places in Sydney Australia where people can train the art of Jodo.
Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Jodo is one of several weapons classes that are taught at Bujutsu Martial Arts Centre. It is a legitimate art that originates from Japan and is recognised internationally.
Bujutsu is affiliated with the NSW Kendo Association through to the Australian Kendo Renmei through to the International Kendo Federation. Our classes are the real deal.
Jodo, the way of the stick is a staff art.
Our Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Jodo Dan grades are registered in Tokyo, Japan and are internationally recognised grades.
The Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei is the official international organization which exercises general control over and representing Kendo, Iaido and Jodo. It was established by the Japanese government after World War II.
The Australian Kendo Renmei and the NSW Kendo Association are the Australian state and national bodies affiliated with the Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei through the International Kendo Federation.
Zen Nihon Kendo Renmei Jodo Kihon – Solo Practice – Tandoku Dosa
Ippon me – Honte Uchi – Forward Hand Strike
Nihon me – Gyakute Uchi – Reverse Hand Strike
Sanbon me – Hikiotoshi Uchi – Sliding Knock Down
Yonhon me – Kaeshi Zuki – Thrust to Solar Plexus
Gohon me – Gyakute Tsuki – Overhead Thrust Solar Plexus
Roppon me – Maki Otoshi – Sweeping Down
Nanahon me – Kuri Tsuke – Pinning and Trapping
Happon me – Kuri Hanashi – Throwing Away
Kyuhon me – Tai Atari – Body Check
Juppon me – Tsuki Hazushi Uchi – Thrust Block and Strike
Ju ippon me – Dou Barai uchi – Block to Side of Body and Strike
Ju nihon me – Tai Hazushi Uchi – Retreat and Strike Forwards