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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

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

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

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