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The San Antonio Spurs team that beat the Heat in 2014 couldn’t have existed without their own salary-cap jujitsu.
Yet through an act of narrative jujitsu, Trump and his allies have turned evidence that our intelligence agencies noticed their questionable contacts into vindication of their wild conspiracy theories.
Practitioners, medical experts and behaviorists say karate, taekwondo and Brazilian jujitsu are powerful tools, teaching children to stay calm, keeping them fit, helping them focus and building their confidence.
Team Cormier grew to include a head coach who handles kickboxing, a jujitsu coach, a ground-game coach, a strength coach and two boxing coaches, along with a nutritionist, a chef and three friends or relatives who round out his support team.
But Maduro now appears to be well positioned to overcome the worst crisis of his presidency, after performing a kind of political jujitsu that turned the opposition's strength in numbers into a potential weak point.
Stevie Wonder was a paragon of musicality and awards show jujitsu.
During competitions, Korey and Sammy (now 14 and 11, respectively) use moves from multiple disciplines—including wrestling, kickboxing, and jujitsu—against their opponents.
That’s where Mitch Compton has outfitted a gym with a rowing machine, spin bike, battle ropes and a jujitsu mat.
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Origin and Etymology of jujitsu
First Known Use: 1875See Words from the same year
JUJITSU Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jujitsu for English Language Learners
: a form of fighting without weapons that was developed in Japan : a Japanese martial art
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