Ju [Flexible] Jutsu [Art]



Associated with the Genbukan is the Kokusai Jujutsu Renmei (KJJR). The KJJR was established by Grandmaster Shoto Tanemura in 1991 for the preservation and transmission of authentic Japanese Jujutsu. KJJR Jujutsu is not sport; it is true traditional Jujutsu martial art. Unfortunately, today very few jujutsu schools outside of Japan practice what could be considered authentic jujutsu. Having lost the connection with their Japanese roots, they have evolved into eclectic arts. The purpose of the KJJR is to make available training to those who seek traditional jujutsu.


The following are some of the ryuha from which the KJJR bases its knowledge:

  • Hontai Takagi Yoshin ryu
  • Kukishin ryu
  • Asayama Ichiden ryu
  • Tatara Shinden ryu
  • Bokuden ryu
  • Yagyu Shingan ryu
  • Tenshin ryu
  • Araki Shin ryu
  • Itten Chukai Ryushin Ryu
  • Tenshin Kyohyo Kukishin Ryu
  • Daito Ryu

What You Will Learn

  • Different methods to kick and punch
  • Throwing
  • Ground defense
  • Small and large joint manipulation
  • Restraint techniques
  • Different methods for choking
  • Bone locks
  • Pressure points