These traits are found in the code of Bushido, in which we live by & are practiced in a family atmosphere.
Bu- Warrior, the samurai were great warriors never saying die but not only in combat. They strived to br the best in every day life such as their relationships, work, friendship, etc.
Shi- Scholar, gentlman, the samurai weren't just great warriors, they were poets, artists, musicians. Constantly learning about life & were respected as gentlemen with great manners & ethics.
Ju-jutsu is the mainstream art we follow.
Ju- gentle,soft,adaptable & flexible.
Ju-jutsu is the science of sofness, techniques of combat delivered by the Bushi around 1185-1333 in Japan. The essential principle of ju-jutsu is to conquer the enemy with any & all means with minimal force , hence the term "gentle art".
When Ju-jutsu first came to America it aquired different spellings to accommodate the english language such as Ju-jitsu, Jiu-jitsi , Jiu-juitsu.
We practice fudoshin & zenshin
Fudoshin- Mindset, fearless. It applies to the warrior who remains calm in all circumstances.
Zenshin- Awareness , knowing all
Martial-Arts is a way of life, not just a way of fighting.