Jujutsu and self defense instructor John Moore returns to Maine after 20 years to teach what he has learned
Portland-South Portland, ME (1888PressRelease) January 31, 2010 - After living in Boston for 20 years, training in various martial arts, and gaining a teaching license in Ketsugo Jujutsu (sometimes spelled jujitsu, jiujitsu, or jiu-jitsu), John Moore, sensei has returned to Maine to teach a new crop of self defense experts.
Moore sensei left for Boston in 1990, after growing up in Southern Maine, and pursued his love of martial arts. He trainined in several styles of Karate, Arnis (knife ans stick fighting art of the Philippines, Silat, and Ketsugo Jujutsu. He has trained in jujutsu for over 12 years and achieved a menkyo (teaching license).
Moore taught self defense throughout the Boston area for years, teaching in corporations, health clubs, at Harvard Medical School, and privately. He assisted his instructor teaching defensive tactics to federal, state, and local law enforcement officers, including the bodyguards for the secretary of defense.
Moore has founded Kongo Tatsu Kai (Thunderbolt Dragon School) to teach Ketsugo Jujutsu privately in Maine.
Ketsugo Jujustu, an eclectic self defense system, had its origins in the 1950s and 1960s in Maine with a former Lewiston police officer and Navy Frogman named Harold Brosius.