Monday, October 24, 2011

MJER Tatehiza - Renzoku Waza



A very clean and smooth demonstration of  the Tatehiza (half sitting) Waza of the Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu (MJER) Iaido by Noboru Kataoka Sensei - Instructor of the New York City Kendo club.

Kataoka Sensei performs the waza of this series  in a continuous (Renzoku) sequence at different angles.





The Waza of the Tatehiza no Bu (立膝之部) series are :


  1. 横雲      Yokogumo
  2. 虎一足    Tora no issoku
  3. 稲妻      Inazuma
  4. 浮雲      Ukigumo
  5. 颪        Oroshi
  6. 岩波      Iwanami
  7. 鱗返      Urokogaeshi
  8. 波返      Namigaeshi
  9. 瀧落      Takiotoshi
  10. 真向      Makkō

Their full description with pictures is detailed in the book Flashing Steel by Masayuki Shimabukuro Hanshi


To practice MJER Iaido in Dothan, Alabama at the Yoshukai Dojo contact Frederic Lecut


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