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Chojun Miyagi’s note on “Baida,” 1936

Jūjutsu and jūjutsu-like systems were known since feudal times in Japan under a multitude of names. The two most common of which were jūjutsu and yawara. Others were: kumiuchi, kogusoku, koshi no mawari, wajutsu, aikijūjutsu, aiki no jutsu, aikijutsu yawarajutsu, … Continue reading

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Torite and Tuidi

eware: Unless someone provides historical evidence, all these terms used today in Uchinaguchi, including torite/tuidi and whatnot, are 20th century guessings and fabrications in an attempt to backdate the tradition. It is called “the invention of tradition”. Heres the point: … Continue reading

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