Science of Self Defense Girls Women Book Okazaki


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By Professor Henry Seishiro Okazaki He was born 1890 in Kakeda, Fukushima, Japan and immigrated to Hawaii in 1906. Okazaki was known for his healing work as well as his lifetime dedication to the martial arts. He studied in Jujutsu, Okinawan Karate, Chinese Kung Fu, Hawaiian Lua, Eskrima, Boxing and Wrestling. In 1928 he developed a system of self-defense for girls and women by combining several older styles of Jujutsu, and is credited in teaching the first women's self-defense courses in the country. He was the first Japanese-American to teach to non-Japanese students and founded the American Jujitsu Institute in Hawaii. The methods he taught were what he considered simple and effective. This book was written to teach those methods. 6 x 9. Paperback. 72 pages.