Katado(形道 Way of Form)
"Tsurugikai (剣会 Group of Swords)" was established in 1953 as the first group of theatrical sword fighting technique in Japan, fostering the formation of talented personality, inheritance of marshal arts and adaptation to modern society, based on the unique training method of combining "expressive" and "imaginative" faculty of "Reihou (礼法 Etiquette)" of Bushido with public policy of modern society. On the basis of theatrical sword fight, Tsurugikai(Bushido Tsurugi Association) has been systematizing action, behavior and mental attitude in swordsmanship as "Katado (形道 Way of Form)" with a view to its development and transmission to future generations.