Atemi WasaI have had parents come to me passing messages that one or two of my students had gone over to Jujitsu. They say that the other parents think that they learn better self-defence from learning kicking and punching. My initial comment is: "I am sorry to lose them as students but I have nothing against well-taught Jujitsu". After all, Judo is Jujitsu with some features that distinguish it and I often have a lot of respect for the teacher that they go to. I have a very good relationship with him.
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Atmi wasa or Striking practice is well established as a form of self-defence but it has some serious short comings particularly when it comes to children. I am referring to children as being under 10 and any child older than that who is not large in stature:
A strike or a kick has to be well placed in order to be effective.
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