JTR Jujutsu International is the only traditional Japanese Jujutsu dojo located in the Washington, DC area. This "combat-style" martial art system originates from the 16th-century where it was used by Samurai warriors as an empty-handed and small weapon technique on the battlefield. We are classified as a "Budo" style meaning "martial way or warpath. Jujutsu is translated to mean gentle or flexible as a fighting art or techniques.
Our school is so much more than just a recreational activity, we build upon your strength in moral character, self-confidence, self-discipline, and self-respect. A diverse community made up of members and families from all walks of life; we share a universal language in martial arts. Becoming a JTR member, you will embark on a journey of a lifetime, enriching your mind, body, and spirit.