Additional patters in suriashi (gliding) and sashiashi (double step) format are also included.
Grid outlines accompany many patters to assist the student. Performing these patterns with a partner is an additional aid to mastering them.
Yoko Obata assists Toshishiro Obata in demonstrating in sotai (partner) format.
A bonus tameshigiri performance by Obata is also included that showcases dynamic and diverse cutting techniques, as well as tameshigiri utilizing the two-sword method.
I had to slow the speed to really get a grasp especially since it was not in English. He simply counted in Japanese. It would have been more beneficial if there were more detailed explanations. Since he lived and taught in the USA for a while I assumed the DVD would be in both languages.