Jiushin Ryu is not an art in itself. It is a ‘school of thought’ within the art of Jujutsu.
As a fighting style, Jiushin Ryu Jujutsu is a modern style with modern training methods, includes old school techniques and its values are embedded in ‘Budo’ (Japanese Way of Martial Arts) and ‘Butoku’ (Martial Virtues).
Through the years of training in different styles, including Koryu (old school) Jujutsu, Iaijutsu, travelling, learning, and teaching, the Bajada brothers have always sought the deep understanding of the true essence of the Art.
Along the way, they adapted techniques to their own style of Jujutsu and forged their own methods which were demonstrated on several occasions around the world, attracting a lot of attention.
The emphasis of Jiushin Ryu:
For Jiushin Ryu students, the drilling and perfecting of the basics is essential, as is Randori (free practice / pressure testing) for the student to learn to apply the techniques in a real live situation. Jiushin Ryu is a versatile style of Jujutsu. It is a well rounded style, covering standing and ground, grappling and striking.
It advocates the core principles of Koryu (old school) Jujutsu, mainly that it is first and foremost a survival art, while it explores all arts related to Jujutsu. That is to say, that while it is crucial to have a solid base in the fundamental curriculum of Jiushin Ryu, the style is a never-
As a great Japanese Sensei commended the Bajada brothers: "It is good that you are eager to learn the different styles. Training should not be stylistic".
Although the style is mainly unarmed combat, it also incorporates traditional weapon arts such as Bojutsu (six-
Official Naming -
On the 1st of July 2013 in Kyoto, Japan -
At the end of the meeting, Hamada Hanshi bestowed upon the brothers the official Dojo name: Jiushin Kan – Hall of The True High Ideals of Yawara -
The Special Bokuto is placed in the centre of the Kamiza in the Jiushin Kan Dojo, where it serves as a symbol of the mind set, path and the Jiushin Ryu training methods which are executed in the Jiushin Kan Malta under the guidance of both Renshi Brothers.