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Kodenkan Jujitsu Dojo Class Photo 2009

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.

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 Classes

Prof. Tony Janovich teaches kiaijutsu in 2013
Prof. Tony Janovich teaches kiaijutsu in 2013

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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 Instructors

Instructors of the Kodenkan, 2013, including Prof. Clive Guth
Instructors of the Kodenkan, 2013

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A video of Prof. Sig Kufferath:

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 Latest News

From Control to Knockout Class, 2017
From Control to Knockout Class, 2017

Professors Tony Janovich and Clive Guth taught a class on Yawara, “From Control to Knockout” at the 2017 American Judo & Jujitsu Federation in April.

Prof. Janovich's Ending the Attack Class at Camp Danzan-Ryu 2017
Prof. Janovich’s Ending the Attack Class at Camp Danzan-Ryu 2017

It was great, being at Camp Danzan-Ryu! Prof. Janovich taught Ending the Attack, and Prof. Arrington taught classes on Internal Boxing, andTeen Nunchaku.

Prof. Arrington after Teen Nunchaku
Prof. Arrington after Teen Nunchaku
Founder's Tree
Founder’s Tree

 

 

2017 Cherry Blossom Festival Demo Team, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School participated in the annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival by performing a two-part demonstration:

First, traditional Kodenkan Jujitsu techniques, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., with kids from the dojo.

Second, a demonstration of real world self-defense and empowerment training, with Sensei Dan van Hook.

Thanks for having us, and coming to see us!

2017 Cherry Blossom Team and Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
Two-person defense
Big throw

Quick drop and throw

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