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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.

Learn more about Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu


 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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Learn more about Classes Offered in Santa Clara, including times and costs


 Instructors

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

Learn more about the Instructors of the Kodenkan School

 


A video of Prof. Sig Kufferath:

See all our videos at our Youtube Channel:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIv4t2lN8i5AYNFmKtYPs8Q


 

 Latest News

(Standing L-R) Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., Sensei Karl Mueller, Professor Clive Guth, Professor Tony Janovich, Professor George Arrington, Sensei Cliff Reis, Kevin Sadeghian. (Seated) Xiaofeng, Fred, Will.
(Standing L-R) Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., Sensei Karl Mueller, Professor Clive Guth, Professor Tony Janovich, Professor George Arrington, Sensei Cliff Reis, Kevin Sadeghian.
(Seated L-R) Xiaofeng, Fred, Will.

Congratulations to these Kodenkan Jujitsu School promotees!

  • Fred – nikyu, advanced brown belt
  • Will – rokukyu, advanced white belt
  • Xiaofeng – rokukyu, advanced white belt

 

We had three students test for advancement this winter. Will and Xiaofeng tested for 6th kyu (advanced white belt), and Fred tested for 2nd kyu (advanced brown belt). The uke was Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

Here are some photos from the testing:

Will performs a wrist twist on Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
Will performs a wrist twist on Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
Will performs an escape from a handshake on Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
Grading Professors are Prof. Clive Guth, Prof. Tony Janovich, and Prof. George Arrington
Fred escapes a sword cut from Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

Fred escapes from a side headlock from Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

Kodenkan Jujitsu School, August 2016
Kodenkan Jujitsu School, August 2016

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School promoted children and adults who have tested and met the criteria for higher ranks. Adult promotees were Sensei Tammy Webb to godan (5th degree black belt), and Fyodor Delyaei to sankyu (3rd degree brown belt).

Congratulations!

Sensei Tammy Webb is promoted to godan (5th degree). With Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and George Arrington, and Sensei Mike Urmeneta
Sensei Tammy Webb is promoted to godan (5th degree). With Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and George Arrington, and Sensei Mike Urmeneta
Sensei Tammy Webb received her godan from Prof. Tony Janovich
Sensei Tammy Webb received her godan from Prof. Tony Janovich

Fyodor (Fred) Delyaei receives his sankyu (3rd degree brown belt) from Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and George Arrington
Fyodor (Fred) Delyaei receives his sankyu (3rd degree brown belt) from Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and George Arrington

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