Intermediate Iaido:Siljun Dobup classes focus on kata (forms), tameshigiri (test cutting), and gekken (free sparring). Emphasis is placed on technique and focus.
Gi (Earth): Focuses on stability, applying the basics in a practical manner. The foundation for all the other forms.
Su (Water): Relaxing the body and the mind, and allowing cuts to be made in any direction. Flowing like water, allowing for adaptability and improvisation.
Poong (Air): Stopping like the wind. Emphasizes close and one-handed techniques. Learning to stop a confrontation without the use of deadly force.
Hwa (Fire): Controlling the flow of energy. Techniques are energetic, dealing with one or more opponents in a single encounter.
Chun (Heaven): Understanding and individuality. Combining all the other forms to attain mastery over your mind and body.