Ju-Jitsu was the hand-to-hand combat art of the Samurai, developed for use in close-quarters where it was not possible to wield a sword, and later when the Samurai were forbidden to carry swords in public. Ju-Jitsu is the parent art to many modern martial arts, such as Aikido, Karate, Judo, many others. Below is a chart comparing a variety of self-defense techniques to different martial arts.
A skilled Ju-Jitsu practitioner is capable of defeating armed and unarmed assailants with as much force as necessary to stop an attack and prevent further attack. Ju-jitsu continues to be an art worthy of serious study.