Jujitsu is a 2500 year old unarmed combat discipline that has its roots in ancient Japan. The exact gig on the creation of this martial art form is hard to trace but techniques consistent that of Jujitsu had up-to-date been incorporated interestedness the training methods of the Samurai, from the 8th to the 6th centuries. early Japanese historical records such as the Kojiki (register of historical Matters) and the nihon Shoki (Chronicles of Japan) also have passages related to unarmed combat systems.
Before this eastern martial artwork developed into what we be read as jiujitsu today, there were many other Japanese combat techniques such as Kogusoku, yawara, kumiuchi, and hakuda etc, also collectively known as Sengoku jiujitsu. Traditions eventually gave rise to the modern nihon Jujutsu we know today, which is classified under Edo Jujutsu