jodo Jodo employs a simple stick, called the JO (or tsue), which is approximaterly 128cm in length and 26 mm in diameter. The techniques are combinations of: thrust,sweep and the strike. When combined in a series of fast movements, these actions provide a formidable defense against an attacker. In the 1960s Jyodo was recognized by the All Japan Kendo Federatiuon as a form of stick art suitable as a cognate study for Kendo trainees. Also its taught as part of Aikido.

Both Aikido and Kendo Organizations offer trainning in Jyodo: