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Eastern cultures have always taken their self-defense techniques seriously. From Karate and Tai-chi to Taekwondo, their intensely disciplined martial arts have held people in good stead for centuries on end now. And Japan's Jujutsu is much the same. It is also often spelled as jujitsu or jiu-jitsu--but this is due to an incorrect translation of the Japanese writing system. The meaning of this word can be loosely translated as 'the art of gaining victory by yielding or pliancy.'
It was first developed in feudal Japan as far back as 1532 by a military tactician named Hisamori Takeuchi. He recognized the need for a combat technique in situations on the battlefield where weapons were ineffective. Even today, this philosophy remains at the core of this martial art, where the use of weapons is not even an option.
To a spectator, this sport or method of self-defense may look a lot like wrestling, but the truth is there is no concept of attacking in jujutsu. Rather, there is only a deflection of the attacker's energy against them. There are 5 main arts/sections when training in jujutsu and they are the art of blocking, the art of fulcrum throw, the art of non fulcrum throw, the art of escape and the art of striking, which is the fifth and final blow.
Today, there are many evolved forms of this martial art form from Brazilian Jujitsu to Quantum Jujitsu. But most schools and training programs have core principles in common. And before you think this is more benign than other forms of self-defense, let it be known that jujitsu actually has several fatal moves. However, when practitioners showcase such moves they simply fall down to avoid the fatal blow.
Here's a demo of quantum jujitsu. [Note: Put it on 'mute' because the music can get really loud and annoying!]
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