"No Challenge; No Resistance; No Injury."
Hakkoryu Jujutsu is a soft and subtle form of Aiki-Jujutsu that focuses on complete relaxation and a non-aggressive approach to self-defense. Jujutsu translates as the "art of yielding", and indicates that the exponent does not resist the power of the attacker directly, rather, they yield to it, harness it, and use it to defeat the opponent. Therefore, Hakkoryu Jujutsu can be applied with minimal strength and can be used by anyone, male or female, young or old, to successfully defend themselves against an aggressor without causing serious injury. The three main tenants of Hakkoryu Jujutsu are: