jujitsu

Definitions:

  • An art of weaponless self-defense developed in Japan that uses throws, holds, and blows and derives added power from the attacker's own weight and strength.
  • same as <xref urlencoded="jujutsu">jujutsu</xref>.
  • A method of self-defence established in Japan emphasizing “<xref>jū</xref>” (soft or gentle) “<xref>jitsu</xref>” (art or technique). Japanese martial art that utilizes a large variety of techniques in defense against an opponent.
  • <xref>Brazilian jiu-jitsu</xref>, a related art, derived from <xref>judo</xref>.
  • a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength
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