Mojiri jutsu (art of entanglement) (もじり術)

Mojiri jutsu refers to a martial art using a weapon called mojiri. Mojiri is an instrument of long shaft, at the tip of which is attached with many tessa (iron fork) which point up and down. It is used as a weapon to catch criminals during the Edo period. It is counted as one of Bugei Juhappan (18 skills of martial arts) in kobudo (classical material arts).

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