There is only one Shinto Muso Ryu Jojitsu. The meaning of Shinto or Shindo is almost the same. Shinto means "the divine way".
Nowadays, Shindo means "the true way". Later, this name was adjusted by Shimizu Takaji in to Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo. (1939) Many systemnames
changedin a later periodby the popular
addition"do". We will call it "Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo".
There is only one way to practice and study Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo. The name "Seitei" was introduced in 1968 by the Japanese Kendo
Federation. During that time the examination requirements for this Federation were modified. Cadidates for Nidan in Kendo needed some knowledge of Shindo Muso Ryu Jodo. At the request ofthis
FederationShimizuTakajiShihanhas chosen 12 kata. So farno problem, because seitei
was only meantfor the Zen Nippon Kendo Renmeiand no one else. But... Western peoplemadeunbeseemingabuseof this situation andpretendedthat thisis (modern) Jodo. Nowadaysamong western insistencethis isevensupported byjapanese(!)It's incomplete and does not cover the original Jodo of the
Shindo Muso Ryu.The
execution is literally step-by-step. During the process of learning that'svery well indeed.But eventually the
kata must be performed as originally intended.Although, there's world wide some improvement, but unfortunately not in all