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Aikido is a modern martial art (not a sport). It was founded by Morihei Ueshiba 1883-1969. Aikidos roots do go way back into the feudal period in Japan with the secret arts of the Samurai (Bushi). The branch of the fighting arts that was inherited by Ueshiba was that of the Aiki Ju-Jutsu of the Daito-Ryu. Aikido has techniques against all kinds of unarmed attacks, grips, strangles, and blows as just a few. There are also techniques against armed attacks, knife, stick and swords etc. There is tr
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is possibly the premier ground-fighting martial art. Made famous by Royce Gracie in the early UFCs in the mid-1990's, it specializes in submission grappling when both fighters are on the ground. Techniques include positional control and submissions such as chokes and arm locks. In 1914, Japanese Jiu-Jitsu champion Esai Maeda migrated to Brazil, where he was instrumental in establishing a Japanese immigrant community. His efforts were aided by Gasto Gracie, a Brazilian schola
Founded by Jigoro Kano, in 1882, Judo translates as 'the gentle way.' The object of Judo is to throw your opponent flat on their back with impetus, or secure a hold down for 25 seconds. In addition, Seniors learn strangulation techniques and arm lock techniques which can also win a contest outright.