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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

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A video of Prof. Sig Kufferath:

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


 

 Latest News

Promotions at the Kodenkan Jujitsu School were held this January for all students who tested and passed. Notably, Sheridan DeMars was promoted to shodan, first degree black belt. Fyodor also received his advanced blue belt.

Sheridan performed all the techniques from Yawara, Nage, Shime, Oku, Kiai no Maki, and Shinnin no Maki before being continuously attacked by 3 people until told to stop.

Congratulations!

Sheridan receives his shodan. With Profs. Tony Janovich, Janice Okamoto, Clive Guth, and George Arrington
Sheridan receives his shodan. With Profs. Tony Janovich, Janice Okamoto, Clive Guth, and George Arrington
Kids Class Promotions, January 2016
Kids Class Promotions, January 2016
Adult Promotions, January 2016
Adult Promotions, January 2016

 

Profs. Janice Okamoto and George Arrington taught a Special Black Belt Class at Alameda Judo/Jujitsu Club on December 20th, 2015. Thank you!

Special Black Belt Class at Alameda Judo/Jujitsu Club. Instructors: Profs. Janice Okamoto and George Arrington. Special Guest: Bernice Jay
Special Black Belt Class at Alameda Judo/Jujitsu Club. Instructors: Profs. Janice Okamoto and George Arrington. Special Guest: Bernice Jay

Kodenkan students tested for promotions in December, 2015. Tests included Sheridan for shodan (1st degree black belt), Fyodor for advanced blue belt, and Sudev for blue belt. Photos from the tests below!

Sheridan throws Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr. Kin Katsugi
Sheridan throws Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr. Kin Katsugi
Sheridan takes an arm whip
Sheridan takes an arm whip
Sudev throws Sheridan
Sudev throws Sheridan

Fyodor performs uchi gama
Fyodor performs uchi gama

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