- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (22 Dec. 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0804830274
- ISBN-13: 978-0804830270
- Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 1.3 x 26.7 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 935,108 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Japan's Ultimate Martial Art: Jujitsu Before 1882 Paperback – 22 Dec 1997
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"Yet another doctrine exhibiting Craig Sensei's aptitude toward Martial Arts. His ability to convey its intricate teachings seamlessly to all is what truly earns him the title of Advanced Master Teacher." Freddie Castillo II, U.S.A.N.K.F National Champion"
"Sensei Craig writes as clearly and precisely as he teaches and practices the martial arts. This is a great read for judokas and all those interested in martial arts." Bob Edwards, US Secret Service (retired)"
"Superb book. Impressive in that you can learn many essential techniques of fighting from this book and the history of the martial arts would be lifeless without a book like this." Carla Martin, Pan American gold medalist, Judo"
"A complex and most interesting book on ancient techniques for the Judoka or MMA practitioner. " Andres Tellez, USA Judo Champion 2014 (Bronze medalist)"
"If you have an interest in the martial art of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, Darrel Craig's book with the straight-forward title Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, provides an excellent synopsis. The book offers an historical overview of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu, as well as significant details on the principals and techniques of this interesting martial art." Full Potential Martial Arts school"
"This book is yet another example of Darrell Craig's depth of knowledge in many disciplines of the martial arts of Japan. His combination of technical instruction and historical perspective guarantees the reader a richer appreciation of the art of Jiu-Jitsu." Steven Tiller, Veteran Federal Law Enforcement Officer and Martial Arts Practitioner"
"I greatly enjoyed this book as it provided me with a greater understanding of the ancient art of Jiu-Jitsu and serves to explain the method behind the movements. I would recommend this book to both experienced students and those beginning martial arts. " Eric Kurzyniec, Airborne Ranger, Combat Veteran, United States Army (retired)"
"The true martial artist absorbs and seeks out all the valuable and available information to sharpen and perfect their craft and skills. My son, Taylor Collins, studied under Sensei Craig for over 12 years. I watched Sensei transform a child and then a young man into a U.S. National Karate Champion. If you are interested and committed to martial arts, I know you will read this book." Judge Denise Collins, Texas State District Judge, Taylor's mother" --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
With extensive, step-by-step photographs and instructions, this jiu-jitsu guide is an effective tool for mastering this ancient martial art.
The original Japanese martial art developed by the elite samurai class during Japan's feudal era, Jiu-jitsu is the forerunner of Judo and the precursor of today's ultimate fighting styles, such as mixed martial arts (MMA). For centuries, this method of unarmed self-defense proved so successful in combat that it was kept secret and taught only to a select few.
based on the author's study with instructors at the Tokyo police academy, this book presents all the traditional techniques of Jujitsu, also known as Jiu-jitsu. These techniques teach you valuable restraining methods that force your opponent to submit without abuse by using pressure points. it shows you tips for search and seizure, and the almost extinct art of Hojojutsu—how to tie people up without using any knots.
Japanese Jiu-jitsu: Secret Techniques of Self-Defense addresses and demonstrates the full range of Kaisho Goshin budo Taiho Jitsu Ryu (Tokyo police self-defense).
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Designed as a training manual, this fascinating Jiujitsu book also serves as a remarkable illustrated guide to the secret art of Japanese samurai self-defense. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. See all Product Description
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the history of the grappling arts in Japan. I felt, however,
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A better graphical edition should be provided. the drqawings aren't much clear sometimes.Published 2 months ago by Squirrel74
The extract provided on Amazon is so full of Japanese language errors that I wonder how many other errors are in the book.Published on 3 April 2014 by MICHAEL JAY