Curriculum

The Following techniques are taught and studied at Iaido Gibraltar.

Dai Nippon Battō Hō (大日本抜刀法), Kihon (基本)

  1. 順刀其の一 Juntō Sono Ichi
  2. 順刀其の二 Juntō Sono Ni
  3. 追撃刀 Tsuigekitō
  4. 斜刀 Shatō
  5. 四方刀其の一 Shihōtō Sono Ichi
  6. 四方刀其の二 Shihōtō Sono Ni
  7. 斬突刀 Zantotsutō

Dai Nippon Battō Hō (大日本抜刀法), Oku (奥)

  1. 前敵逆刀一 Zenteki Gyakutō Sono Ichi
  2. 前敵逆刀 二 Zenteki Gyakutō Sono Ni
  3. 多敵刀 Tatekitō
  4. 後敵逆刀 Kōteki Gyakutō
  5. 後敵抜打 Kōteki Nukiuchi

The Six Kumitachi of Eishin-Ryu Batto-Ho Iai Kumitachi

  1. Deai
  2. Ukenagashi
  3. Tsukikage
  4. Suigetsuto
  5. Dokumyoken
  6. Tsubamegaeshi

Seiza no bu (正座之部)

  1. 前 Mae
  2. 右 Migi
  3. 左 Hidari
  4. 後 Ushiro
  5. 八重垣 Yaegaki
  6. 受流 Ukenagashi
  7. 介錯 Kaishaku
  8. 附込 Tsukekomi
  9. 月影 Tsukikage
  10. 追風 Oikaze
  11. 抜打 Nukiuchi

Tachi Uchi no Kurai (Koryū)

  1. 出合 Deai
  2. 附込 Tsukekomi
  3. 請流一 Ukenagashi Sono Ichi
  4. 請流二 Ukenagashi Sono Ni
  5. 請込 Ukekomi
  6. 月影 Tsukikage
  7. 水月刀 Suigetsutō
  8. 絶妙剣 Zetsumyōken
  9. 独妙剣 Dokumyōken
  10. 心明剣 Shinmyōken
  11. 打込 Uchikomi

Suemonogiri

  1. Shodan Giri
  2. Nidan Giri
  3. Sandan Giri
  4. Yondan Giri
  5. Godan Giri
  6. Rokudan Giri

There are also various Bogyo Waza and other Kenjutsu Drills that form part of our training.

Please note: there are other techniques that are practised by Yudansha that have been to Honbu to receive teaching directly from Hanshi, C E Long, Soshihan. However, these extra techniques are not taught at the Dojo, and are only practiced by those who have Long Sensei’s permission.