The origins of Small Circle Jujitsu are based on the 2,000 year old classical jujitsu, but the revelation of the small circle emphasis dates back to approximately 1944. The founder, Professor Wally Jay, studied a style known as Kodenkan Jujitsu from Professor Henry S. Okazaki in Hawaii. Professor Okazaki had studied classical jujutsu styles of yoshin, kosagabe and iwaga, as well as studying Okinawan karate, Filipino knife fighting, Hawaiian lua, the art of throwing a Spanish dirk, boxing, wrestling and kung fu. Professor Okazaki was somewhat of a rebel, as he broke away from tradition on several occasions. He developed his own style of jujitsu called Kodenkan Jujitsu, as well as teaching non-Japanese, which was unheard of.
New England Small Circle Jujitsu Academy
Teaching practical street self-defense using principles and techniques of Small Circle Jujitsu. School in Boston area. Lists class schedule, instructor profile and general information.
Portland Small Circle Jujitsu
Teaching Small Circle Jujitsu with a focus on street self-defense. Lists events, seminars, biographies, schedules, products, gallery and links. Located in Portland, Oregon.
Small Circle Jujitsu Europe
Offering the opportunity to be tested and hold rank in Small Circle Jujitsu and to qualify for instructor certification. Classes offered throughout Europe. Lists instructor biographies, events, seminars, club locations and merchandise.
Small Circle Jujitsu International
Official web site of Small Circle Jujitsu International. Features news, events, history, dojos, instructors, testimonials and links.
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