Japan had closed its doors to the West some two centuries earlier under the power of the ruling Shogunate, and as a result remained virtually unchanged both politically and industrially, during this period. It after a number of unsuccessful attempts by Western nations to establish trade with the Japanese during the mid-nineteenth that the United States finally managed to gain a foothold at the Dutch-maintained trading post of Deshima in Nagasaki. This occurred as a result of two notable expeditions:
He was aware that times had changed and arts need to evolve. Toribio Shihan could no longer continue the path of the old traditions and strict rules.
Faced with different challenges than those of the samurai days, different tools were required. His desire to continue learning, training and being creative, prompted him to combine his knowledge, and adapt those skills into what is now Seibukan Jujutsu, an art and path for modern times.
Among the various Japanese Systems he studied and achieved Black Belt levels in: He has vigorously sought exposure to numerous martial disciplines, spiritual paths and grappling arts. All these and more have contributed to the formation and development of Seibukan Jujutsu. Seibukan Jujutsu is an effective and practical martial art developed for self-protection as well as personal development.
Based on ancient tradition, Seibukan Jujutsu has been developed to meet the needs of the modern day warrior. Its Japanese roots, and the Seikendo healing art, make it unique among other systems.
The name, Seibukan Jujutsu, describes the art. Seibukan Dojo means the house of correct martial arts training hall. The physical and self-defense aspect of Seibukan Jujutsu emphasize defense against armed and unarmed, single and multiple assailants.
Gun, knife, club, rope, sword, long and short sticks are some of the weapons used in Seibukan Jujutsu to teach disarming techniques. The Taijutsu, or unarmed techniques, teach escaping, throws, chokes, grappling, join locking, counter techniques, and ground defense. The effective and practical application of the art are preceeded by learning and using: As a result, the students are conscious of avoiding unnecessary injuries.
Seibukan Jujutsu consists of twelve levels of study. The first five are Kyu levels. These levels are preparation to become a black belt. During this time, students find their own pace of learning, and setting and achieving goals thorugh practice of Awareness, Assesment, and Action.
The last seven are Dan levels.
These are the black belt levels. In a progressive way, each level as a theme, self defense techniques, and self development concepts to study and put in practice.Uchideshi in Japan Monterey Budokan and its Supervisor Julio Toribio offers martial artist apprentice program called Uchideshi Program, and accept Uchideshi students to provide them intensive martial art training.
The term of their training is at least one year.
Russian judo: This distinctive style of judo was influenced by the Russian martial art called Sambo.
It is represented by well-known coaches such as Alexander Retuinskih and Igor Yakimov, and mixed martial arts fighters such as Fedor Emelianenko and Karo Parisyan. Many Japanese martial arts advocate’s believe that Jujutsu is the ancestor of all martial arts in Japan.
Additional martial arts include Kendo and Judo. Kendo is a martial art which utilizes words. It is a fencing martial art that requires a lot of discipline and skill. This art differs greatly from Judo, which is a unarmed combative sport.
Its rules are very complex and it is one of the most popular Japanese martial arts . History of the Art Ju-Jitsu was the unarmed combat system used by the samurai in feudal Japan.
Different parts of Japan practiced different systems, and a variety of styles developed; differences between the practice in different schools or different parts of Japan varied greatly.
Jujutsu, meaning "gentle/yielding/compliant art", is a Japanese martial art whose central ethos is to yield to the force provided by an opponent's attack in order to apply counter techniques.
In the Taiiroku it is denied that Chingempin introduced jujutsu into Japan-but while affirming that Akiyama introduced some features of the art from China, it adds, “it is a shame to our country” to ascribe the origin of jujutsu to China. In this opinion we ourselves concur.
|The origin of Japan’s martial arts||The exact origins of jujitsu are unclear, as most of its history was only passed on in the oral tradition. The few early written references show that its origins date back to mythological time.|