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Old 05-18-2006, 02:24 PM   #263
Michael Douglas
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 434
United Kingdom
Re: The "Jo Trick" and Similar Exercises

Ellis, that sounds like fiction,
modern fiction,
but it sounds great.
Such a technique would not work at all in giving him victory in pankration or whatever, which is why I douby its antiquity.
Probably some academic misunderstanding and mistranslating practical stuff, which happens a lot anyway.
If you could find the reference that would be something fun to investigate ...
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