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The Boienoe of ju jitsu, whereby the strongest -man can be overcome by clever holds and placed under restrain by a person with not half the strength,' is one that originated from the Japa nese, and for some years past has been practised all gver the world. By means of ju jitsu a woman, if well simplest manner. The exhibition given by Kiyo Kamadaat tbe Oddfellows' Hall acquainted with the grips, can overcome a man who attacks her in the on Saturday evening was well at tended, there being a few ladies present. Kiyo is a life-famous Japanefe ja jitsu,,-expert, ai-d his exhibition was very simple and easily followed A thorough demonstration was given by Kiyo and his confederate. They demonstrated bow, by the proper grips, a man's arm could be easily broken if be rented, or bis wrist or leg joints snapped. The clever ju jiteu holds were de monstrated when our local champion Maori wrestler, Mr Bob Paurini, attempted to hold out for a quarter of an hour against Kiyo. Paurini's tremendous weight, some 23 stone, and bis abnormal strength "made "oim a tough proposition for tbe ju jitsu champion to tackle, but Kiyo finished tbe contest by almost t browing our local champion over his head by put ting bis foot in his middle He was unable, however, to get many of tbe grips, as Panrini put up a splendid defencei: 0. Hemingway also tried conclusions with Kiyo, but be was unable to combat tbe clever ju jitsu grips and throws. Kiyo also gave an exhibition of ju jitsa at Duvauohelle last evening.

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EXHIBITION OF JU JITSU., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914

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EXHIBITION OF JU JITSU. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914

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