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This will teach you some of the techniques of Iaido.
Press thumb up against the tsuba (hand guard) while holding the sheath of the sword.This should release the blade from the sheath.(no image needed)
From A sitting position (sitting on your feet toes pointed back and your knees touching the ground) you take your right hand and grasp the tsuka (hand...
The sword is raised to a jodan (upper, above the head) position (furi kaburi). The right hand moves so that it does not block your vision. Grasp the t...
In this move the swordsman is seated in the formal seiza position (the position i told you about in the first step). When he/she senses an attack from...
The swordsman is seated in a posture which allows his right knee to be raised off the ground. This seated posture, called take-hiza, was common for sw...
More will be added soon when i have more time.Thanks to http://www.kenwakai.org/iaikata.htmandhttp://www.kvac.uu.se/~agback/iaido/shoden/1.htmlandhttp...
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Posted:May 23, 2007
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