Chapter 1. Getting StartedChapter 2. Roots of JujitsuChapter 3. Language and Customs of JujitsuChapter 4. Falls and RollsChapter 5. Stances, Blocks, Strikes, and KicksChapter 6. Escapes and CountersChapter 7. ThrowsChapter 8. Ground FightingChapter 9. CombinationsChapter 10. Strategies and TacticsChapter 11. CompetitionsChapter 12. Conditioning
Doug Musser is a 23-year jujitsu practitioner who specializes in the Dan Zan Ryu style and holds the rank of 3rd-degree black belt. He currently manages and instructs at Illini Jujitsu-an Illinois-based dojo-and was a regional jujitsu director. In addition to jujitsu, he has practiced other martial arts, including Filipino Serrada Escrima, Chinese Wing Chun, and Northern Chinese Shaolin Kung Fu. He also practices massage therapy and is an instructor of traditional Japanese Restorative Massage. Musser lives in Champaign, Illinois. Tom Lang has studied the martial arts for more than 25 years. He holds a 4th-degree black belt in Dan Zan Ryu jujitsu from the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation and a 2nd-degree black belt in Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido (Japanese sword drawing) from the All-Japan Kendo Federation. He also has trained in aikido, Filipino Kali, and police arts. Sensei of the Kikushin Dojo at California State University, Chico, for several years, Lang has written several books and articles on the martial arts, including the Kata Manual of the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation, An Introduction to Kodenkan Jujutsu, The Kyusho of Atemi, The History of the Tessen (Iron Fan), The Side-Handled Police Baton, The Japanese Short Staff, and Combat Techniques for the Cane and Three-Foot Stick. Lang resides in Cleveland, Ohio.
"""This book is good for all martial artists. It is more than just a good introduction to the physical art of jujitsu. It also conveys the breadth and depth of the art and the benefits to be gained by studying it. I highly recommend it to anyone wanting an initial or deeper understanding of jujitsu."""
Lamar N. Fisher
10th Dan, Senior Professor, Danzan (Kodenkan) Jujitsu
President, American Judo and Jujitsu Federation
"""This book is excellent work and will be of great benefit to
both beginning and advanced students. It is the first book to
present the techniques, philosophy, and training methods of the art
of jujitsu in a form that can be easily understood. The U.S.
Jujitsu Federation recommends it without reservation to all martial
George E. Anderson
9th Dan, Hanshi
President, U.S. Jujitsu Federation