11/19/2006 2:07pm, #1
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- Nov 2006
Southport, MB - Portage Jiu-Jitsu
Portage Jiu-jitsu is a non-profit organization run out of Southport, MB (a decommissioned air base). Classes are twice a week with attendance varying from 10 to 40 participants, both adults and children.
The instructors in the club are all qualified in Jishin-Ryu jiu-jitsu, and several of the sensei's are also black belt ranked in other arts as well. This gives a wide variety of skill sets to utilize while learning this system of practical, effective self defense.
Jishin-Ryu is not a competitive style. It's only function is to provide a complete, well developed system of defence and offense techniques. Unlike styles that are primarily sport or comptition based (Judo, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Brazillian JJ) there are no rules to protect the combatants from serious injury. The students are taught from the first class that they are responsible for their actions, and must answer to legal issues, but must engage with the idea that you can not lose under any circumstance.
Curriculum covers a wide variety of defenses and counters to unarmed as well as armed attacks, using primarily empty hand techniques, but also teaching weapon assisted defence. As with other traditional Jiu-Jitsu styles there are almost limitless variations of the simple techniques taught, making it a very versatile art.
The doors are always open to everyone. The sensei's will always make time to answer questions from anybody. Come by and try it.
Last edited by richtully; 11/19/2006 4:52pm at .
12/06/2006 9:47pm, #2
How high is the compliance of the uke?"Preparing mentally, the most important thing is, if you aren't doing it for the love of it, then don't do it." - Benny Urquidez
12/09/2006 11:03pm, #3
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- Nov 2006
Uke's are expected to give enough resistance to make the tori apply techniques properly, but try to avoid making the technique impossible. For instance, if the uke jumps over to anticipate a hip throw, it's going to be redone properly...and if the uke braces themselves so as to make it very difficult, it would also be corrected and redone.
Thanks for your question.