Working with Jo and Bokken today. First the 20 Jo Tsuburi which are the fundamental movements within the jo kata. Working on each movement helps to refine one's technique and will improve kata performance. Bokken disarms are a good discipline; first you must step in, avoiding the strike; next you must unbalance uke and control the bokken, who has a firm grip on the bokken, before executing the technique. Practicing jo and bokken can reveal aspect that can help your tai jutsu too.