Jujutsu is a Japanese martial art developed as a method of close combat for defeating an armed and armoured opponent in which one uses no weapon or only a short weapon. “Jū” can be translated to mean “gentle, soft, supple, flexible, pliable, or yielding.” “Jutsu” can be translated to mean “art” or “technique” and represents manipulating the opponent’s force against themself rather than confronting it with one’s own force. PCYC provides experienced instructors who are suitably qualified to teach interested people of all ages.
Judo is an Olympic-level sport of unarmed combat derived from ju jitsu and intended to train the body and mind. It involves using holds and leverage to unbalance the opponent. Judo is a Japanese word meaning “gentle way,” and is a type of martial art that comes from the ancient Japanese martial art of jujitsu, meaning “yielding way”. PCYC judo programs are run in accordance with the Australian Judo Federation (JFA), including the accrediting of instructors and grading of participants