The History of Bushido & British Ju Jitsu – Part II: The Man from Japan by Sensei Dave Brough

At this point in the story, we return to the UK, and London where we meet Edward William Barton-Wright (1860 – 1951). Barton-Wright spent several years (c 1895 – 1898) working in Japan where he studied Ju-Jitsu of the Shinden Fudo Ryū and Kodokan Judo (1). Upon his return to England, Barton-Wright combined the Ju …

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Jigoro Kano the founder of Judo. Picture taken from Wikipedia.

The History of Bushido and British Ju Jitsu by Sensei Dave Brough – Part 1

Part I: In the beginning… Have any of you ever wondered where the Ju Jitsu you practise comes from? Ever questioned why we end up doing particular moves and how the syllabus was actually developed? Well, I have often pondered these questions and decided to do some research to find some answers. I must admit …

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China's Terracotta Warriors

VIDEO: China’s Terracotta Warriors Come to Liverpool

Liverpool has some very special visitors this year as China's Terracotta Warriors arrive in the UK. This exciting exhibition is currently taking place at the World Museum on William Brown Street and will continue through to October 28th. For those unfamiliar with this hugely important find, here goes...... For over 2,000 years, an underground army of …

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