MJER Shoden

The shoden kata were created by Omori Rokurozaemon Masamitsu and are considered the first level of our MJER training.

  1. Mae
  2. Migi
  3. Hidari
  4. Ushiro
  5. Yaegaki
  6. Ukenagashi
  7. Kaishaku
  8. Tsuke Komi
  9. Tsuki Kage
  10. Oikaze
  11. Yaegaki (kaewaza)
  12. Nukiuchi

All kata are from seiza except kata #10 which is from tachiai. Kata #7 Kaishaku should not be done publicly (shiai, shinza, embu) as it is considered impolite.