Transitioning from Judo to Jujitsu

Transitioning from Judo to Jujitsu

TRANSITIONING FROM JUDO TO JUJITSU You’ve been an active judoka and now you want to learn jujitsu. It’s easy, right? After all, judo came from jujitsu, so how hard can it be? It turns out that in certain ways it is an easy transition, but in other ways, your sport...
Selecting A Jujitsu Dojo by Hal Zeidman

Selecting A Jujitsu Dojo by Hal Zeidman

Why have an article about selecting a jujitsu dojo in a magazine read by experienced martial artists, judoka no less?  The answer is that there tends to be a greater variety of both jujitsu schools and reasons for studying jujitsu.  It’s important to select a school...
Jujitsu: An Art and Science by Ben Bergwerf

Jujitsu: An Art and Science by Ben Bergwerf

Jujitsu, the gentle/yielding art, often has been misunderstood as purely a method of self-defense.  Though effective for self-defense, it is much more.  The “ju” of jujitsu has deeper meaning in Japanese than simply gentle/yielding/soft.  It is the ability to utilize...