jiujitsu jiujitsu

Definition(s):

  • (n) a method of self-defense without weapons that was developed in China and Japan; holds and blows are supplemented by clever use of the attacker's own weight and strength

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It's kind of a remarkable bit of political jiujitsu, the way the blame is constantly shifted toward people worst off in this whole thing.
  2. All must know a Commando equivalent of jiujitsu.

News

  • Teacher Thomas Farmer Arrested for Telling Students to Choke Each Other

    A teacher in Largo, Fla. has been arrested after he ordered one of his students to choke each other.  Thomas Farmer, 44, allegedly told one of his students to choke the other at Largo High School when a group of students was playing cards. He told them to stop, and said if they did not stop he would have one of the other students, who was trained in jiujitsu, use physical force to make them stop ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. "I didn't plan to do this for my career," Richards said Wednesday in a telephone interview. "I've gotten done with paramedic school and have other things I want to concentrate on. I want to get my black belt in jiujitsu and finish the fire...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Davey Richards Source: Scripps News

  2. "The last time I fought Wanderlei I was young to the sport," Jackson said. "I did Thai sparring with jiujitsu guys, I didn't have the right coaching staff. It wasn't right. Now, I have better coaching, a top-notch nutritionist. I'm real...
    on Dec 25, 2008 By: Quinton Rampage Jackson Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "I came here to work," Franca said. "It was so hard. I was a brown belt, almost a black belt, and I had to stop." "In October, I went to the Florida State Brazilian Jiujitsu championships in Orlando, and I won my division. One guy came...
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Hermes Franca Source: Palm Beach Post

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