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2017 Winter Kids Promotions

Kids promotees with adult students and instructors, January 31st, 2017
Kids promotees with adult students and instructors, January 31st, 2017

Many students in the Kodenkan Jujitsu kids class tested, passed, and subsequently were promoted. Congratulations!

A special note from Professor Clive Guth on the promotions:

Wow, this is fantastic news, Congratulations to our Youth Class! The intermediate / advanced youth class had a QTY 17 students test, pass, and be promoted to their next KYU rank! That is a new record for the Kodenkan Jujitsu School in Santa Clara! ALSO Congratulations to Sensei Guillermo Bill Hernandez for his main leadership role in this intermediate / advanced youth class! A big thanks to Professor George Arrington , for his wealth of guidance,and knowledge, and help! Also a thank you to Sensei Karl Mueller, IN his main leadership role , with the help of sempai Kevin Sadeghian , in the BEGINNER’S youth class. We would not have our intermediate / advanced youth class without their recruiting and teaching skills…
Again CONGRATULATIONS to all!
QUANTITY 17 , BELIEVE IT!

2017 Winter Promotions

(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

 

Winter Testing

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.