Jishukan-Ryu Jujitsu

ImagePING's DOJO, located in the Saline Michigan Recreation center, is the North American Headquarters for the international martial arts organization known as Jishukan-Ryu Jujitsu. The World Headquarters for Jishukan-Ryu Jujitsu is located in Kita Kurihama, Japan; approximately 50 miles South of Tokyo. In addition to the physical and spritual/cultural training of this martial art, PING's DOJO also provides specalized programs in police nightstick and apprehension training, woman's self-defense, and overall physical conditioning.   Dr. Ping, manager of Ping's Dojo, holds the rank of SHIHAN, the highest rank awarded in the world of martial arts as well as the highest rank attainable for the art of Jishukan-Ryu Jujitsu. Dr.Ping has been operating martial arts dojo's, places of instruction, since 1973.

      The art form of Jujitsu dates back to the 14th century. The specific style of JISHUKAN-RYU JUJITSU was created in the Showa Era (20th century) by the Grand Master, Honorable Soke Sugita. This martial art is comprised of seven forms:

  1. Kempo: Offensive and defensive techniques using the human body as a natural weapon; kicking, striking, and blocking.
  2. Aiki-jujitsu: The art of locking joints to cause separation.
  3. Jo-jujitsu: The art of stick fighting.
  4. Kendo: Sword techniques.
  5. Jeute: Defense with a blunt instrument.
  6. Ukemi: The art of falling.
  7. Jujitsu: The art of throwing.