Monthly Archives: October 2014

Derry – October 2014

  • Trevor Smith
  • Trevor Smtih

The gathering in Derry this year was not to be missed. Those who went were spoilt by instructors passing on a wealth of knowledge. Top class once again with a night to match the work done on the day. Many thanks to James and Dessie from Zen Kenpo Ireland for organising it. Roll on March 2015.

Origins of Ju-Jitsu

The origin of Ju-Jitsu is not clear, however the first publicly recognised Ju-Jitsu Ryu was formed by Takenouchi Hisamori in 1532 and consisted of techniques using a sword, Jo-Staff and Dagger as well as unarmed techniques. The Takenouchi Ryu may be regarded as the primal branch for the teaching of arts similar to that of…
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