Iaido is a martial art that originated and developed in medieval Japan to train samurai in the use of the long-
The equipment used in Iaido practice is a dull-
Iaido can be practiced by anyone – irrespective of age and physical ability. The depth and intensity of the training is increased gradually and tailored to suit the individuality of each student. With the accumulation of experience it leads to the full realisation of one’s potential.
There are four levels of development:
standardised set of 12 kata
first series of traditional school, 12 kata
middles series of traditional school, 10 kata
secret series of traditional school, 8 sitting kata & 12 standing