Suio Ryu has many waza, only a portion of which are listed in the plaque above. These waza fall into several sets, only some of which are practiced in America today. Amongst those practiced in America are the following sets:
In addition to these sets of waza, the Suio Ryu encompasses several other forms of combat, including:
The fascinating thing about Suio Ryu techniques is that virtually every technique, from the basic goin and goyo to the more advanced kage, can be paired with other kata to form two-person sets. This allows practitioners of the Suio Ryu to develop a good sense of timing and distance by practicing each form with a partner, and helps to develop realistic, practical technique.
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Last Modified: Tuesday, 07-Nov-2006 21:48:21 EST