selfdefenceJu Jitsu is formed from two ideograms Ju the various meanings of which are suppleness, flexibility, pliancy, gentleness and Jitsu meaning technique or art. So Ju Jitsu means the art of suppleness or flexibility. As most Ju Jitsuka (a student of Ju Jitsu) know there is nothing "gentle" about the martial art. What Ju is conveying is that Ju Jitsu does not use strength against strength, it uses the opponents strength and force of attack as a weapon against him, thus enabling a stronger or bigger attacker to be subdued.

Descriptions of Ju Jitsu

Ju Jitsu is one of the most complete martial arts there is. It incorporates unarmed strikes, joint locks, chokes and throws.

In addition to the empty hand techniques, training is given in a number of different weapons including the Katana (Samurai sword), the Tonfa (side handled stick), Nunchaku (rice flail), Bo (long staff 6 ft), Jo (mid length staff - 4ft), Hanbo (3ft stick). In addition in general self-defence terms weapon improvisation is also taught. Ju-Jitsu is among the most effective and potentially destructive martial arts. It is one of the most ancient martial arts, dating back over 2500 years.

Ju-Jitsu is a "Mother art" in that it forms the basis for many of the more modern arts, including Judo, Aikido and some Karate styles. A student proficient in the art of Ju-Jitsu has studied techniques that can be described to the layman as a combination of Judo (throws and leverage), Aikido (nerve points and attackers momentum), Karate (striking and kicking), and other unique martial art techniques. A student proficient in the art has the choice of causing his opponent to sense severe pain and/or incapacitation without any lasting injury taking place.

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