30 Sep 2006
There was a 10 year old boy, who's left arm was damaged and
subsequently amputated. He decided to learn judo. His Sensei
(teacher) was an old Japanese Jiu-Jitsu expert. The boy learned
After three months, he had learned only one move. He asked
his teacher to teach him more moves. The Sensei told him that
this was all he would need.
Soon after, the boy entered a tournament, where he quickly
advanced to the finals, where his opponent was bigger and more
experienced. The boy seemed very out matched. After a long
match, the opponent seemed to loose concentration. Quickly
the boy took advantage and pinned what seemed to be his
On the ride home, the boy asked his Sensei. "How could I win
with only one move?"
The Sensei replied, "You have nearly mastered one of the most
difficult moves in all of Jiu-Jitsu. And, the only defence against
that move, is for your opponent to grab your left arm."