All the techniques are divided in few levels, that are to be studied according to the grade of the practitioner.

Dai Nippon Battō Hō, Kihon

The basic (kihon) techniques available for all beginners since practices from a standing position. First 7 waza are learned during the first few month of practice. 4 additional waza are learned after the second or third year of practice.

  1. 順刀其の一 Juntō Sono Ichi
  2. 順刀其の二 Juntō Sono Ni
  3. 追撃刀 Tsuigekitō
  4. 斜刀 Shatō
  5. 四方刀其の一 Shihōtō Sono Ichi
  6. 四方刀其の二 Shihōtō Sono Ni
  7. 斬突刀 Zantotsutō

Dai Nippon Battō Hō, Oku

These waza begin using the Okuiai walking and noto pattern.

  1. 前敵逆刀 Zenteki Gyakutō
  2. 多敵刀 Tatekitō
  3. 後敵逆刀 Kōteki Gyakutō
  4. 後敵抜打 Kōteki Nukiuchi

Seiza no bu (sometimes known as Shoden (beginner level) or Ōmori-ryū)

Along with the Dai Nippon Battō Hō, Kihon, it is the first and most basic set of techniques taught. Seiza no Bu waza are all performed from a formal kneeling position “chakuza” or “seiza“, with the general exception of Ōikaze, which often begins standing.
Seiza no bu (正座之部) contains the following techniques:

  1. 前 Mae
  2. 右 Migi
  3. 左 Hidari
  4. 後 Ushiro
  5. 八重垣 Yaegaki
  6. 受流 Ukenagashi
  7. 介錯 Kaishaku
  8. 附込 Tsukekomi
  9. 月影 Tsukikage
  10. 追風 Oikaze
  11. 抜打 Nukiuchi

Tatehiza no bu (also known as Chūden (middle level) or Eishin-ryū)

This set was derived from techniques created by Hasegawa Eishin. It is the second set of techniques taught usually after the 3 dan. Tatehiza no bu waza are performed from “tatehiza” position, when half-seated with the right knee lifted up. Makkō waza is performed from seiza.
Tatehiza no bu (立膝之部) contains the following techniques:

  1. 横雲 Yokogumo
  2. 虎一足 Tora no issoku
  3. 稲妻 Inazuma
  4. 浮雲 Ukigumo
  5. 颪 Oroshi
  6. 岩波 Iwanami
  7. 鱗返 Urokogaeshi
  8. 波返 Namigaeshi
  9. 瀧落 Takiotoshi
  10. 真向 Makkō

Okuiai Iwaza no Bu (also known as Okuden (inner transmission)

The Okuiai sets contain advanced-level techniques. Okuiai Iwaza are performed from tatehiza. Okuiai Iwaza no Bu (奥居合居業之部) contains the following techniques:

  1. 霞 Kasumi
  2. 脛囲 Sunegakoi
  3. 戸詰 Tozume
  4. 戸脇 Towaki
  5. 四方切 Shihōgiri
  6. 棚下 Tanashita
  7. 両詰 Ryōzume
  8. 虎走 Torabashiri

Okuiai Tachiwaza no Bu

Okuiai Tachiwaza are performed from a standing position, with the exception of the three Itamagoi waza, that start from seiza. Okuiai Tachiwaza no Bu (奥居合立業之部) contains the following techniques:

  1. 行連 Yukizure
  2. 連達 Tsuredachi
  3. 惣捲 Sō Makuri
  4. 惣留 Sō Dome
  5. 信夫 Shinobu
  6. 行違 Yukichigai
  7. 袖摺返 Sode Surigaeshi
  8. 門入 Mon’iri
  9. 壁添 Kabezoe
  10. 受流 Ukenagashi
  11. 暇乞其の一 Itomagoi Sono Ichi
  12. 暇乞其の二 Itomagoi Sono Ni
  13. 暇乞其の三 Itomagoi Sono San