Iaido

Iaido is the way of drawing, cutting and sheathing the Japanese sword.

Links to schools offering Iaido and more information about Iaido:

http://www.2rivers.org/iaido.htm

http://www.ecoledebudo.com/portland-iaido

http://multnomahaikikai.com/iaido.html

http://www.kiyoikaze.org

http://www.aikidodelamontagne.com/aikido-en.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musō_Shinden-ryū

List of forms found on:

http://www.kazenokaiiaido.com/home/iaido

http://www.kiyoikaze.org/en_iaido.html

Iaido links of interest in combination with Kendo:

http://www.obukan.com/links.php

Links to videos of Iaido:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byAgl-b2xFs&feature=youtu.be

>Iaido Muso Shinden Ryu:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y2CUlKCrzWQ the eishin forms

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsTWfMjI0ls&feature=related shohatto
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJZyUBEakJY&feature=related also shohatto but different demo

>Nakamura Sensei, cutting practice  tameshigiri:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzJAUKZGyNQ

>Berthiaume Sensei teaching Iaido (scroll down the page to select  the video):

http://www.2rivers.org/photos.htm

>Excerpt from modern NHK World documentary, Samurai Spirit, feature on Iaido, in English. Includes demo of cutting practice (tameshigiri):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEdV0tA8Aa0&feature=email

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