All posts by Karl Mueller

2015-05-10 Promotions

Class Promotions photo, May 10th, 2018.
Class Promotions photo, May 10th, 2018.

Prof. Tony Janovich promoted Sensei Chris Love to godan, 5th degree black belt, and also Sensei Karl Mueller to godan, 5th degree black belt. Congratulations!

An instructor under Prof. Janovich, Sensei Chris Love was visiting from his school in Brighton, Colorado. His affiliated school can be found on the web here: http://www.coloradokodenkan.com/

Profs. Tony Janovich and Clive Guth with Senseis Karl Mueller and Chris Love, on their promotions to 5th dan
Profs. Tony Janovich and Clive Guth with Senseis Karl Mueller and Chris Love, on their promotions to 5th dan

2018 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival Demonstration

2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Team, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez Jr., Prof. Clive Guth, and Prof. George Arrington
2018 Cherry Blossom Festival Team, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez Jr., Prof. Clive Guth, and Prof. George Arrington

We performed a demonstration at the 2018 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival in Memorial Park. Thanks to Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., who teaches the kids class, for getting everybody ready, Professor Clive Guth for helping train them, and Professor George Arrington for MC’ing. Great job, everybody!

The Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival is Cupertino’s celebration of Japan’s sakura matsuri and Japanese culture held in late April. See¬†https://www.cupertinocherryblossomfestival.org/ for more information.

Thanks everybody who came to watch us!

Kids demonstrate breakfalls - throwing themselves while falling safely
Kids demonstrate breakfalls – throwing themselves while falling safely
Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr. readied the team and coordinates the demonstration
Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr. readied the team and coordinates the demonstration
Prof. George Arrington MC's the demonstration, explaining the philosophy and techniques being shown
Prof. George Arrington MC’s the demonstration, explaining the philosophy and techniques being shown
Escaping from a headlock grab
Escaping from a headlock grab
Countering a throw in mid-air
Countering a throw in mid-air

2018 AJJF National Convention

AJJF 2018 Convention Professors and Instructors
AJJF 2018 Convention Professors and Instructors

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School attended the 2018 AJJF National Convention in Sacramento, CA. Profs. Tony Janovich, Clive Guth, and Tom Westfall taught classes on Yawara, Defensive Tactics, and Kiai Jutsu, as well as sharing stories about Prof. Sig Kufferath.

Thanks for having us! It was great to connect with everybody once again!

Yawara: The Most Important Board Class
Yawara: The Most Important Board Class
Defensive Tactics For Today's World Class
Defensive Tactics For Today’s World Class
Kiai Jutsu: Developing Your Power Class
Profs. Clive Guth, Tony Janovich, and Tom Westfall
Prof. Tony Janovich leading kiai developmental exercises in the kiai jutsu class