What Is Yagyu Jujutsu?
Jujutsu has often been translated as the "Gentle
Art." Truly, a more fitting understanding of Jujutsu may be the "Art
of Fluid Adaptability." Classical jujutsu hinges on the ability
to flow mentally and physically with an attacker. Regardless of
whether either party is armed, this kind of fluidity allows one to
disrupt the attack and respond with efficiency and effectiveness.
Jujutsu isn't about the biggest or the strongest; size and strength
take a back seat to timing, balance, and the concept of "fluid
The Martial Science Center
Today, classical Yagyu Jujutsu is still a complete
martial system, using weaponry, grappling, and striking. At the
Martial Science Center, home of the Sui Shin Kan Dojo, we examine
martial movement to see applications in grappling, percussion, and
weaponry. With this approach, the student is able to build a deep
and broad understanding of martial practice. We train using appropriate
escalation of force needed to deal effectively with a situation;
though we train with great respect for our fellow practitioners,
we don't lose sight that our training is ultimately about survival. Come in for a free intro class!
Come in for a free intro class!