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Jujutsu (柔術, jūjutsu) is an ancient Japanese martial art.[1]

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The systems of unarmed combat which were developed and practiced during the Muromachi period known as Japanese old-style jujutsu (日本古流柔術, Nihon koryū jūjutsu). For example, a samurai would defend himself with jujutsu if he was without his swords.

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Jū-jutsu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 435.

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