Based in Santa Clara, California, the Kodenkan Jujitsu School has taught self-defense for over 40 years in the greater San Jose area. The Kodenkan was founded by Prof. Sig Kufferath and Prof. Tony Janovich to pass on Danzan-Ryu jujitsu to those seeking a proven and practical street martial art.
Classes are offered through the Santa Clara Recreation Center for both children and adults. Aspects of training include:
- Self-discipline, awareness, and confidence
- Detailed knowledge and instruction in techniques such as vital point striking, throwing, grappling, and joint locks
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A video of Prof. Sig Kufferath:
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Prof. Tony Janovich promoted Sensei Chris Love to godan, 5th degree black belt, and also Sensei Karl Mueller to godan, 5th degree black belt. Congratulations!
An instructor under Prof. Janovich, Sensei Chris Love was visiting from his school in Brighton, Colorado. His affiliated school can be found on the web here: http://www.coloradokodenkan.com/
We performed a demonstration at the 2018 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival in Memorial Park. Thanks to Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., who teaches the kids class, for getting everybody ready, Professor Clive Guth for helping train them, and Professor George Arrington for MC’ing. Great job, everybody!
The Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival is Cupertino’s celebration of Japan’s sakura matsuri and Japanese culture held in late April. See https://www.cupertinocherryblossomfestival.org/ for more information.
Thanks everybody who came to watch us!
The Kodenkan Jujitsu School attended the 2018 AJJF National Convention in Sacramento, CA. Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and Tom Westfall taught classes on Yawara, Defensive Tactics, and Kiai Jutsu, as well as sharing stories about Prof. Sig Kufferath.
Thanks for having us! It was great to connect with everybody once again!