March 2019

What is Real Jiu Jitsu, It is not what you think?

What is Real Jiu Jitsu? Is it Brazilian jiu jitsu, judo, sambo, submission wrestling or something entirely different?  I think the answer to this question may surprise you?  Why?  Because most consider real jiu jitsu to be Brazilian jiu jitsu?  It is not that at all.  I am not trying to [...]

September 2018

Jiu jitsu, Jujitsu, Judo and Total Ryu

Total Ryu Martial arts, Fort Collin CO What is the difference between what you teach and jiujitsu?  That is a question I have been asked regularly for the past ten years or so.  At least since the popularity of MMA and the perceived dominance of Brazilian Jiujitsu practitioners in that [...]

October 2016

Martial Arts in Fort Collins, What does a Martial Artist look Like? What does a real martial artist look like?  Do they look like the shaved head guys that look like they live in a gym?  Do they look like the supper athletic skinny, muscular girls?  Do that have to have tattoos?  If you check out Total Ryu Martial Arts you [...]

April 2016

Jiu jitsu, Jiujitsu, jujitsu the likes the differences and more

Jiu jitsu, Jiujitsu, jujitsu the likes the differences and more… This subject comes up often when I get questions about Total Ryu and it’s classes.  I wanted to clear the air, so to speak and let the readers know the differences and the similarities between Jiu jitsu and Jujitsu. First a [...]