Viking Cronholm – A Jiu-Jitsu Pioneer

February 24, 20130 Comments

This is rare video footage of Mr. Viking Cronholm.

He was a Swede who learned presumably early Judo while in South Africa around the turn of the 20th century. He introduced Jiu Jitsu to Sweden around 1908 and continued to teach until the 1950s.

He published a book titled “Jiu Jitsu” in 1908.

 Viking Cronholm Jiu Jitsu

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