We do not like our jiujitsu to be confounded with it, though Western people sometimes call it by that name.
When our jiujitsu is called "wrestling," it hurts our feelings a little.'
The writer added that jiujitsu was exactly the same as the English wrestling, with a few different tricks.'
He was taking lessons in jiujitsu under a Japanese master when I was at Washington early last year.
There are many schools, I mean styles, of jiujitsu, and naturally some are older than others.
Hence a great difference in the social position of jiujitsu experts and wrestlers.
jiujitsu is not quite three hundred years old, since it has been systematised into an art.
This will explain why no Occidental, even a champion wrestler, has ever succeeded in defeating a Japanese jiujitsu man.
also ju-jitsu, 1875, from Japanese jujutsu, from ju "softness, gentleness" (from Chinese jou "soft, gentle") + jutsu "art, science," from Chinese shu, shut.