Jiu Jitsu on The One Show

honor blackman 2014-03-19 004Can a small person really throw a bigger one?  That’s the question raised by the story of Edith Garrud, small, slight jiu jitsu instructor to the suffragette bodyguard.  It’s an amazing story, and you can read about it here.  In a sentence, Garrud taught jiu jitsu to women who protected prominent suffragette speakers from the police and others.  The Jitsu Foundation’s James Garvey and Mary Petty will be on The One Show tonight, demonstrating the techniques Edith Garrud might well have taught women a century ago.

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