The Handbook of Ju Jitsu
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The Handbook of Ju Jitsu

by Roy Inman
     
 

Ju jitsu encompasses various traditional Japanese martial arts. The basic elements of ju jitsu include pushing, pulling, kicking, tripping and hitting with the open hand. More complex techniques such as punching, locks, holds, throws and defensive maneuvers are also used, although learning them requires perseverance. The objectives of ju jitsu is to neutralize an… See more details below

Overview

Ju jitsu encompasses various traditional Japanese martial arts. The basic elements of ju jitsu include pushing, pulling, kicking, tripping and hitting with the open hand. More complex techniques such as punching, locks, holds, throws and defensive maneuvers are also used, although learning them requires perseverance. The objectives of ju jitsu is to neutralize an attack by any method as quickly as possible.

The Handbook of Ju Jitsu looks at the history and development of the art, and then provides examples and instruction in the different techniques - each illustrated by step-by-step photography. These techniques include: striking, blocking, locks, groundwork and immobilization. As well as explaining each technique, the book teaches defense against them.

With clear and concise text, and detailed photography, The Handbook of Ju Jitsu is an essential guide for martial arts enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760780961
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
05/30/2006
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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