The Little Warrior

Wayne Muromoto wrote this piece on Takeuchi Hisayoshi some years ago. It offers a glimpse into the history of jujitsu nearly forgotten with the popularization of it’s modern practice, as well as speaking to a warrior mindset of benevolence coupled with decisive power.

Takeuchi Hisayoshi, The Little Warrior

Incidentally, the Takeuchi-ryu, through one of its descendant traditions the Takeuchi Santo-ryu, may have had a more direct influence on early Brazilian Jiujitsu than simply passing its DNA on through Judo.

Remember your history….


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