“Oriental Wrestling For The Soldier At Aldershot: The Japanese Method Of Self-Defence, Jiu-Jitsu, Taught By Professor Uyenishi” (Illustrated London News, 25 March, 1905)

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Tuesday, 30th August 2016

Photographs of 25 year old Bartitsu Club instructor Sadakazu Uyenishi teaching soldiers at the Aldershot military training school. This may have been the first instance of Asian martial arts being offered to the British Army as hand to hand combat training.

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