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柔眞館 マルタ  柔眞流 柔術  無双直伝英信流 居合術  武道

Styles: Jiushin Ryu Jujutsu (Jiu-Jitsu | Ju-Jitsu), MJER Iaijutsu (Iaido).

Titles: Renshi Jujutsu, Shihan Jujutsu, Renshi Iaido - Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Japan. Renshi Myo Shin Ryu - UK.

Ranks: Rokudan (6th degree black belt) Jujutsu, Yondan Iaido - Dai Nippon Butoku Kai Japan. Yondan Iaido - MSR(UK). Rokudan Myoshin Ryu, Menkyo Myoshin Ryu (first ever awarded, officially marked 1, 2).

Trained with: Hiroyuki Tesshin Hamada Hanshi - Chishin Ryu Heiho. Allan Tattersall Hanshi - Myoshin Ryu. Japanese Masters of various Arts including Koryu (classical schools), traditional and Gendai (modern) Arts at the Kyoto Butoku Den and Kyoto Budo Centre Japan, USA and Europe. Many instructors world-wide of the different arts, both modern and traditional: Jujutsu and Judo, Aiki, Karate, Iaido, Kenjutsu and Kendo, Kickboxing.

Performed (trained, demonstrated or taught) on several occasions in: Kyoto Japan (Butoku Den, Seiryu Den of Shorenin, Budo Centre), Virginia USA, Manchester England, Essex England, Brussels Belgium, Clermont-Ferrand France, Breitenbrunn / Saxony Germany, Magdeburg Germany, Sonthofen Germany, Achern, Baden-Württemberg Germany, Meitingen, Landkreis Augsburg Germany, Sintra Portugal, Athens Greece and in various localities around Malta and Gozo.

Official Representatives: Dai Nippon Butoku Kai, Kyoto, Japan.

Head Instructors and Directors: Jiushin Kan Malta.

Introducers in Malta of: Iaido (Iaijutsu) sword art, and their own authentic Jujutsu school of thought; Jiushin Ryu - meaning School of the True Ideals of Yawara (Jujutsu).

Quick Facts: Started training at the ages of 4 and 5 years at a local club. Started teaching at the ages of 12 and 13 years. Got their first private Dojo at the ages of 13 and 14 years. Opened their official Dojo, the Jiushin Kan at the ages of 16 and 17 years. Mostly always trained with bigger and heavier people than them. The first and only Martial Artists in the Maltese islands who have trained in authentic Koryu.

Other notable Ryu-ha (schools) and teachers they trained in/with: Shibukawa Ichi Ryu Jujutsu - Kurumaji Hanshi. Shingetsu Muso Yanagi Ryu Jujutsu - Kawamura Hanshi and Takeda Hanshi. Shinden Ryu Jujutsu - Kuwahara Hanshi and Kitano Hanshi. Yagyu Shingan Ryu Jujutsu. Araki Ryu Jujutsu. Muso Jikiden Eishin Ryu Iaijutsu - Fujii Hanshi, Kinoshita Hanshi and Watanabe Kyoshi. Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido - Ichimura Hanshi. Kendo - Takada Hanshi. Takemusu Aiki - Takeji Tomita Shihan. Shito Ryu Karatedo - Uemura Kyoshi. Goju Ryu Karatedo.

Notable names demonstrated in front of: Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko of Mikasa. His Royal Highness Prince Higashi Fushimi Jigo, Chief Abbot of Shorenin Temple (one of the five monzeki imperial temples), brother to late Empress Kotaigo of Emperor Hirohito of Japan, uncle to Emperor Akihito. Higashifushimi Jiko of Shorenin Temple, Cousin to Emperor Akihito of Japan.

Awards: Multiple; Yushu Sho (outstanding excellence award), Dantai Yushu Sho (team outstanding excellence award) and Shorei Sho (commending award) by the DNBK of Japan.

Competitions: (childhood to early teens) Winners of many national and international competitions, most notably at the British Ju-Jitsu International Championships in 1998, where they won 3 gold medals “with overwhelming style”, as was featured in the Fighters magazine, and 2 silver medals the year before, in Germany. Competitions at that time consisted of: self-defence application, demonstrations, striking only sparring, grappling only sparring and striking and grappling sparring. The brothers' success can be accredited to the constant guidance of their father, Raymond Bajada. The general notion at the local Dojo they trained in at the time was that Christian and Roderick were ‘on another level’.

Coaches: Jiushin Kan Competition Team. Their complete style of Jujutsu (Jiushin Ryu Jujutsu) is based on modern effectiveness, rooted in classical virtues, and has been proven by their students in professional MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) competition.

柔眞館 マルタ  柔眞流 柔術  無双直伝英信流 居合術  武道