Originally posted by Greg Jennings
o I've never seen a technique in any of the aiki-jo or aiki-ken that involves holding either as in ken kamae but with the right hand on the rear of the jo; i.e., with the hands swapped. That would be _weird_.
I have and I also train in an Iwama dojo, although it's a bit rare and feel strange. Actually we should practice doing both tsuki and shomen/yokomen on both sides, good training. Never seen the sword held in that way though.