Iaido – Senior students went through a selection of kneeling techniques of all levels.
A small number of senior grade standing techniques were focused on – the physical actions necessary and the alertness required to make them effective.
Kenbu – Four of our members have been rehearsing for a kata called Waga Waka Mune No – a kata about a person’s resolve after their request for help is refused.
A kata called Nihonto was also rehearsed – about the making of a samurai sword.
Sensei Joe taught a kata called Sengakuji – about the Sengakuji temple and the shine to the 47 Ronin.