Aikido defense against a jo staff

I've been interested in Stefan Stenudd (6th dan Aikiki, in Sweden) for a while now, and just recently discovered this short video of techniques against a jo staff. There's basically just a handful of ideas, performed as irimi and tenkan, but they're interesting and different from what I know of san kata (I haven't explored go or roku kata yet, and I seem to recall one or both of those had more jo techniques).

I'm not fond of the idea of tori doing things in the beginning while uke just stands there, but I can see how one might keep the movement going based on what I've gathered from other experience. I may play with these when I get a chance.