First published in 1920, this vintage book contains a complete seven-volume course on leaning jujitsu. Jujutsu, also referred to as Jujitsu or Jiu-Jitsu, is a Japanese style of martial art and close combat that concentrates on defeating an armed opponent both with or without a short weapon. “Ju” means soft or flexible, while “Jutsu” means “art” or “technique” and refers to the use of your opponent’s force against themselves. This volume contains useful illustrations and simple, clear instructions for the positions and manoeuvres treated, as well we chapters and explanations on general principles and keeping your body in shape. “The Secrets of Jujitsu” will appeal to those looking to begin their jujutsu path, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage literature of this ilk. Contents include: “Upward Wrist Escape”, “What the Stahara is”, “The Weakest Man’s Stahara is Stronger than the Strongest Man’s Arm”, “The Secret of Jujitsu is the Stahara”, “How the Word Stahara Originated”, “The Wrist Twist”, “Ordinary Grip”, “Strong Grip”, “Twisting Right Wrist”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.