“Jiu Jitsu For Mental Nurses” (1911)

“Jiu Jitsu For Mental Nurses” (1911)

A historical curiousity from the Aberdeen Press and Journal of 4 January, 1911, detailing the self-defence training of psychiatric nurses via the game of “Indian wrestling” and some basic jiujitsu techniques.  Interestingly, Bartitsu Club fencing instructor Captain Alfred Hutton is believed to have been the first person in the Western world to teach Japanese martial arts as self-defence … Continue reading ““Jiu Jitsu For Mental Nurses” (1911)”

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