"Understand the old to know the new"
The Japanese art of combat has a long and extensive history, the diversity of styles and weapons associated with specific arts evolved and developed over many centuries. From the early Heian period to the beginning of the Edo period there were some 700 years of civil warfare that contributed to the development and knowledge of the Martial Arts.
During Japan’s fierce civil wars many fighting methods and strategies emerged and it was on the battlefield that these great warriors honed and forged their fighting skills. Amongst many of the necessary and essential battle skills needed to survive was the art of empty-handed combat fighting systems generically known as Jujutsu.
Today jujutsu techniques and methods are practised by many thousands of devotee’s across the globe and for many different reasons, jujutsu for self defence, a way of life, or even sport, nevertheless, regardless of what style or form of jujutsu you practice we all share a pride in knowing that we practice,The Art of the Warrior.