GO JIU BUJITSU
WHITE BELT THRU BLACK BELT
Kata: Taikyoku Shodan; Heian’s 1-5; and Bassai Dai.
Techniques: Traditional stances, strikes, blocks, kicks, bunkai and kumite.
Boxing: Standard jab, hook, cross, uppercut, bobbing/weaving and movement.
Traditional Judo (emphasis on throws):
Techniques: Kuzushi; Ayumi-ashi; Tsugi-ashi; Tai-sabaki; basic grips;; Kesa-Gatame; Kuzure-Kesa-gatame; Yoko-shiho-gatame; Ko Uchi gari; O Uchi gari; Ko Soto gari; Kami-Shiho-gatame; O Soto gari; De ashi harai; Tai otoshi; Morote-gari; Kuchiki taishi; Ippon & Morote seoi nage; Drop Seoi nage;Tani otoshi; Yoko otoshi; Uki waza; Sumi gaeshi; Harai goshi;
Traditional Jiu Jitsu (emphasis on submissions):
Techniques: Elbow-knee (“shrimp”); shoulder-bridge; Mount; Side Control; Rear Mount; Guard; Half-Guard; Knee-on-stomach; Shoulder/High Guard attacks; Triple Mount Attacks; Guard Sweeps; Guard Attacks (Guillotine, Kimura, Hip Bump); Open Guard attacks & Sweeps; Nami/Gyaku/Kata Juji-jime; Okuri Eri-jime; Hadaka-jime; kata-ha-jime; Ude hishigi & Ude gatame; Sangaku-jime; Uge-garami (up & down); Ude-hishigi sangaku-gatame; numerous positional escapes and “Flow Drills” 1-12.
Weapons: Weapons defense and disarm sets for knife, club/stick and gun.
No weapons kata prior to shodan.
Point Sparring: yes
Judo/Jiu Jitsu Randori: required
Board Breaking: yes
Self-Defense: yes: organized “sets” for each Kyu rank
Percentage Breakdown of Traditional Component Arts’ Contribution to Go Jiu Bujitsu
30% Traditional Shotokan
30% Traditional Jiu Jitsu
30% Traditional Judo
8% Various Military and Law Enforcement Techniques (weapons defense & disarms)
Summary: Go Jiu Bujitsu is a comprehensive and extraordinarily balanced hybrid and mixed martial art, which produces mixed martial artists with solid foundations up to the intermediate or advanced levels in Traditional Shotokan; Traditional Jiu Jitsu; and Traditional Judo, as well as with some exposure to Traditional Boxing and Military/Law Enforcement Techniques.