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Jujutsu and Aikijujutsu

Articles on USAdojo.com about Jujutsu and Aikijujutsu styles, Japanese martial arts focused on joint locks, holds and throws to redirect or manipulate the force of attack.

History of British JuJutsu

In this article we are going to take a look at the history of British JuJutsu outside of Edward W Barton-Wright. I want to introduce you...

Characteristics of Koryu Jujitsu Techniques

The fierceness of the Japanese warrior and his fighting arts have fascinated Westerners since the West came into contact with Japan more than 450...

Daito-ryu Aiki Jujutsu

Arts such as sumo, judo, karate, and wrestling, are often called "fighting arts." While it is not our purpose here to argue whether or...

The Orgins of Daito-ryu Aiki-jujutsu

It is believed that the traditional Japanese martial art Daito-ryu originated within the family of Emperor Seiwa who reigned from 858 to 876 AD. In...

The Origins of Martial Arts in the UK

Jujutsu Arrives On the 26th of September 1899 a British engineer, called Barton-Wright, returned to England after an extended period of living and working in...

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...

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...

History of Jyu-Jutsu

The origins of Jyu-Jutsu are lost in the mist of time, but certainly stretch over two thousand years ago, the book of ancient matters...

Seifukujutsu Art of Healing

Seifukujutsu is the art of healing developed and propagated in Japan as much as 1200 to 1600 years ago. The origins of the art...

Seikendo Healing Arts

Seikendo healing arts are taught in the Seibukan Jujutsu system and is a synthesis of various healing arts. These arts are: Shiatsu (Japanese finger...

Yoseikan Budo

Yoseikan Budo is a comprehensive martial art founded by Master Minoru Mochizuki of Shizuoka, Japan. Master Mochizuki was a senior direct student of Judo...

Ernie Cates Neko Ryu Jujitsu

Professor Ernie Cates has been tossing other people’s weight around for more than five decades.  At age 14 he began jujitsu training then in 1954...

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...

Seikendo – The Healing Art of Seibukan Jujutsu

From the standpoint of integrity, responsibility and balance, we, as students of the martial arts, must know the self-defense applications as well as healing...

Jujutsu

Jujutsu is the empty handed fighting art of the famous Japanese Samurai. Originally it was created to be used by warriors wearing a full...

The History of Aikido and the Origins of Aiki Ju-jutsu

Aikido was founded by Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969) in Tokyo, Japan in 1942. Ueshiba was born in a rural area of Japan near Osaka and...

Aikido: The Art of Peace

Aikido's founder, Morihei Ueshiba, was born in Japan on December 14, 1883. As a boy, he often saw local thugs beat up his father...