Know About Japanese Martial Arts

The most well-known of the Japanese form of martial art is sumo, named for the emperor who introduced the style (Shumo Tenno) in 728 AD. Today also this form of martial art is being performed worldwide. To master the sumo martial art skill you may go through

However, the roots of the style of fighting go way before his time up to 23 AD when the first battle of sumo was fought, supervised by the emperor. The battle went on until one participant became injured enough to not continue.

When Emperor Shumo reinstated his sport to the public, it was an integral part of the harvest festival and spread throughout Japan, and was even integrated into military instruction. In the 17th century, it was transformed into an official game in all aspects, for any class, including samurais, and peasants too. The rules for the sport are straightforward:

The first person who touches the ground using an area of the body that is not the bottom of his feet, or to touch the ground outside of the rings by any part of his body, will be disqualified. It's a loved sport in Japan until this day that is followed by thousands of enthusiastic supporters.

Jujutsu The Japanese martial art style is translated into "soft techniques" that employ indirect force like throwing and joint locks to take on an opponent instead of direct force, such as punches and kicks.

Smaller weapons like daggers, chains that weigh a lot as well as helmet smashers (tanto and ryufundo Kusari and Jutte, for instance) were also used in the jujutsu. Jujutsu's elements are incorporated into a variety of more contemporary Japanese fighting arts like aikido and judo as well as other styles of martial arts that are not Japanese, such as Karate.