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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

Learn more about Locations of Schools

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:

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


 

 Latest News

Senseis Cliff Reis and Dan van Hook
Senseis Cliff Reis and Dan van Hook

Senseis Cliff Reis and Dan van Hook presented a class last Tuesday at the Kodenkan Jujitsu School on how to handle aggressive and dangerous situations with strikes to vulnerable areas, including the eyes and groin. Check out some of the photos from that class! Everybody enjoyed it!

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Thank you to Silicon Valley Self Defense!

Defending vs aggressor who is still attacking
Defending vs aggressor who is still attacking

attacking weak points
attacking weak points

2016 Cherry Blossom Festival Demo Team
2016 Cherry Blossom Festival Demo Team

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School performed a demonstration at the annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival in Memorial Park. This festival celebrates the Japanese cherry blossom viewing festival and Japanese culture, including Japanese music, food, and martial arts.

As part of the festival, the dojo demonstrates effective self-defense techniques such as throws, falls, joint locks, and situations. If you missed it, be sure to check out next year!

Bowing in
Bowing in
Kids demonstrating throwing and falling safely
Kids demonstrating throwing and falling safely
wrist break from a bump
wrist break from a bump

double hip dislocation
double hip dislocation

Professors and Instructors at the 2016 AJJF Convention
Professors and Instructors at the 2016 AJJF Convention

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School attended the 2016 American Judo & Jujitsu Federation National Convention in Sparks, NV on the weekend of April 1st, 2016. The convention features many professors and instructors in Danzan-Ryu Jujitsu in a variety of classes.

Prof. Tony Janovich taught classes on “Mind Body Harmony with Kiaijitsu” and “Keep It Simple and Take the Slack Out”. Prof. George Arrington taught two classes on Tactical Thinking.

A very enjoyable and great learning event!

For additional photos, please see our Facebook photo album of the event!

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Prof. Janovich teaching the little things
Prof. Janovich teaching the little things that make jujitsu work
2016 AJJF Mind Body Harmony with Kiaijitsu Class
2016 AJJF Mind Body Harmony with Kiaijitsu Class

Prof. George Arrington teaching Tactical Thinking
Prof. George Arrington teaching Tactical Thinking Class

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