|INSIDE:||114 black & white photos/ 10 line drawings|
Originally devised by the samurai as an empty-handed means of defence against an armed enemy, Ju-Jitsu has developed into a practical art. Cultivating mind, body and spirit, Ju-Jitsu combats the stress of modern society and strengthens personal health and character.
Introduces Ju-Jitsu, its philosophy and history Advises on how to get started â€“ how to find a club and good teacher for you or your children Explains dojo etiquette, how to warm up and down, how to prevent and treat injuries Describes basic techniques with clear instructions â€“ breakfalling, stances, blocking, striking, locking, kicking and punching Outlines ground-fighting techniques and use of weapons Gives rules of competition
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