History

Protect Yourself with Jiu-Jitsu – Strength Magazine – April, 1930

Now that Jiu-Jitsu has become a national sport in Japan, those who practice the art are not permitted to strike any vital part of the body. When an opponent is placed in such a position that he is in danger of having a joint or limb broken he acknowledges defeat simply by tapping the mat or some part of his victor’s body with his hand. Hence the gentler, more modified art “Judo” is now in vogue, and is considered sufficient for the ordinary student. The serious student, however, must be acquainted with more than “Judo”-he must know something of those secret, deadly blows, that have been passed down as a precious legacy throught the ages.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas