What is the English translation of the meaning of the word “Jujitsu”?
where did jujitsu come from?
define jujitsu as a sport, self defense, philosophy, way of life
competition but with rules that emphasize safety, uses opponents energy against them, yielding to opponents force rather than trying to use own force, peaceful
What is kuzushi
an opponents stability, balance
What are some ways kuzushi can be achieved?
lift person on toes, using their momentum against them, taking out the supporting leg
What is kiai?
a short yell made during a technique
What are the main types of Judo techniques?
grappling, throws, strikes
What are the types of Judo throws?
foot and leg techniques
rear sacrifice techniques
side sacrafice techniques
What is a combination throw?
series of throws
What is a counter throw?
a successful throw when your opponent tries a throw
What are the types of grappling techinques?
throws, submission holds, escapes
What is tori and uke?
uke- person being thrown
Compare Jujitsu to other martial arts
focuses mostly on grappling, not an olympic sport, designed as a combat art
Give a bried history of Jujitsu
Jujitsu was formed during the Feudal period as a method of weaponless combat (founded by Hisamori Takenouchi). The term was coined by Takenouchi Ryu. After the feudal period, judo was created in order to be able to practice the martial art realistically. Fathered many other martial arts such as aikido, judo, braziallian jujitsu