Today's advanced Jo-Do practice within the British Kendo Association also included: koryu techniques or older forms from which the 12 Seitei Kata were chosen. The koryu schools kata are Omote, Chudan, Kage, Samidare, Gohon No Midare and Okuden.
Various other weapons are also included. The use of the short stick (Uchida Ryu Tanjo Jutsu), the metal truncheon (Ikkaku Ryu Jitte Jutsu), the sword (Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu), sickle and chain (Isshin Ryu Kusarigama Jutsu) and rope tying (Ittatsu Ryu Hojo Jutsu). Most of these Ryuha (schools) are rarely seen outside of Japan.