|Covid-19|Systems: kenjutsu (odachi, kodachi, nitto), iaijutsu, naginatajutsu, kagitsuki naginata (glaive mounted with a crossbar at the juncture of haft and blade)
Date founded: 1682
Founded by: Iba Josuiken Hideaki
Present representative/headmaster: Kobayashi Masao 5th generation instructor at the Kameyama Enbujō
Primarily located in: Mie Prefecture
Shingyōtō-ryū (心形刀流) is a Japanese koryū swordsmanship style that was founded in 1682 by Iba Josuiken Hideaki (伊庭是水軒秀明). The name roughly translates as "mind shape/form sword school". The style places a high emphasis on swordsmanship philosophy, mainly to-ho-no-sho-shin or "the heart of the sword".