Jiu-Jitsu has its roots in the Samurai tradition of medieval Japan. Since then, Jiu-Jitsu has become a premier method for modern Self-Defense. It features an array of Escapes, Evasions and Grappling methods including joint-locking, throws and take-downs.
In Canada, the art has risen to world-class level. Shihan Ronald Forrester, the progenitor of Canadian Jiu-Jitsu, led a Canadian team to three world championships in the 1980’s. Shihan Forrester’s medical expertise as a physician elevated the art of Jiu-Jitsu by educating students on the subjects of anatomy and biomechanics.
Recognizing the technical difficulty of Jiu-Jitsu, Martial Paths will employ a methodical approach involving two-person drills and an extensive list of scenarios for Self-Defense.