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Brett Denison

Brett Denison
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Brett Denison has been a practitioner of Traditional Japanese martial arts for 30 years, studying and teaching Senshin-ryu Jujutsu, Katsujin-ryu Bujutsu, Iaijutsu, Ryoen-ryu Naginatajutsu, has been studying the Japanese language for over 16 years and is currently a student of Kampo-ryu Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy).

What Jujutsu Is Not

Over the last few days I have had a few occasions to discuss what Jujutsu is and what Jujutsu is not, and in both...

Fuydoshin and Zanshin

Fuydoshin and Zanshin: Psychological Elements of Budo Will simply training the body through repetitive throws and pins also train the mind to be immovable under...

Types of Jujutsu Systems

Traditional Jujutsu is considered a Japanese cultural art (as are kado, or flower arrangement; chado, or tea ceremony; and shodo, calligraphy). Traditional Jujutsu systems...

Brett Denison

Brett Denison sensei has been a student and practitioner of Traditional Japanese martial arts for almost 30 years and holds the level of Menkyo...

What Does a Black Belt Mean

A black belt is a piece of dyed white cotton, but we attribute many characteristics with the attainment of this object. Martial arts training...

Jujutsu: The Art of Yielding and Pliability

Traditional Jujutsu is considered a Japanese cultural art (as are kado, or flower arrangement; chado, or tea ceremony; and shodo, calligraphy). Traditional Jujutsu systems all have documented...

Why is Jujutsu Spelled So Many Different Ways

Arguably, Jujutsu is the most frequently misspelled word in the martial arts. The words used, vary from “Ju” to “Jiu” or “Jiuy,” and the...

Fighting

I started reading a martial arts book the other day titled Pressure Point Fighting, by Rick Clark. After reading the introduction, and then the...