Overpower an adversary with all available means and with minimal force is the basic principle of Ju-Jutsu .
- Estimate the force of an
attack and turn that force against the attacker himself.
- Bring the attacker off
balance using the principles of leverage.
- Avoid an attack whenever
- Immobilize with holdinggrips
- Know the vital parts of the body and use them to render unconscious, to administer wounds or to cause death when unavoidable.
The basics of (self)defence.
- The attack must be directed towards a person.
- The defence must be instantaneous.
- The defence must be proportionate to the attack.
- The defence must be legal.
Overpower an Adversary with All Available Means and With Minimal Force
|Learn to estimate the force of an attack||Learn to use the adversary's force against himself|
|Learn to estimate the attack itself||Learn to bring the attacker off ballance|
|Learn to estimate the moment of attack||Learn to avoid the attack|
Techniques are only effective when one is a "Mens Sane In Corpore Sanum"
|Principles of Leverage|
|Knowledge of vital points of the body to cause unconsciousness, injury and even death|
The Principle of Defence and Self-Defence
|Unavoidable Violence||A fight avoided is a fight won!
Defence must be necessary
|Defence in Proportion to the Attack||The defence must be in proportion to the attack
Limit your defence to what is needed
|Immediate Violence||Defence must happen before or during the attack.
Revenge is illegal!
|Unlegal Violence||An exception is violence used by the police.|
|Defending Persons||The attack must be directed against persons!|
|Violence is Impossible to Misunderstand||The act of violence must be undeniable!|