The Bartitsu Club – The Home of Bartitsu
Welcome to the home of Bartitsu. The Bartitsu club webpage seeks to preserve, extend and promote the art of Bartitsu. Here you will find pages about learning Bartitsu, it’s history and a selection of resources around the art. We also promote the community with our directory of Bartitsu clubs and related events.
The Core Tactics of Bartitsu, What Are They?
The art of Bartitsu is one which the practitioner utilises both their mental and physical capabilities.
The system, in Barton-Wright’s own words, has been carefully and scientifically planned. It with this in mind that the practitioner must employ surprise, distraction, adaptability and intellect.
Yoga in Bartitsu
To the unacquainted, some may think Yoga and martial arts are philosophies of opposites, chalk and cheese to say. But if we dive deeper, both Yoga and martial arts contain some core concepts which are common throughout.
Where To Learn Bartitsu
Are you looking for Bartitsu clubs near you? Wanting access to great Bartitsu materials? Want to meet like-minded people at a Bartitsu Event? Well look no further, we have pages dedicated to the pursuit of learning Bartitsu.
Find out more about Baritsu, the eclectic victorian martial art, its founder, Edward Barton-Wright and the mission behind the Bartitsu club.
Latest Article - Savate In Bartitsu
Find out more about the devastating art of Savate and how it fits into the canonical form of Bartitsu
Principles of Bartitsu
1. To disturb the equilibrium of your assailant.
2. To surprise him before he has time to regain his balance and use his strength.
3. If necessary to subject the joints of any parts of his body to strains that they are anatomically and mechanically unable to resist.
List of Bartitsu Books
We have compiled a list of books for your Bartitsu library, this article will become a living document as we add more to our records.
The Latest Articles
Why do Ju Jitsu? Advice from WW1 Britain
Ju Jitsu formed a major part of Barton Wright’s hybrid art of Bartitsu. As Bartitsu became less popular among the British public, it was a major catalyst in the form of introducing the country to Ju Jitsu. Oz, from English Martial Arts, presents a reading from W....
Bartitsu Lab’s Tommy Moore Interviews Lauren Ireland
In this article, we are excited to share an interview with the Bartitsu Lab’s founder Tommy Moore and Lauren Ireland from York School of Defence. Lauren teaches Bartitsu at her club alongside Hema, wrestling and pugilism. In this interview, Tommy and Lauren discuss...
Bartitsu Lab’s Tommy Moore Interviews Susan Kirk
In this article, we are excited to share an interview with the Bartitsu Lab’s founder Tommy Moore and Susan Kirk. Sue is a prominent figure and instructor in the HEMA community, specialising in Bartitsu, pugilism, wrestling, swordsmanship to name a few. In this...