Category Archives: Demonstrations

2017 Cherry Blossom Demo – This weekend!

2016 Cherry Blossom Demo Team

Please come check out the Kodenkan Jujitsu School performing a demonstration at the 2017 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival in Cupertino at Memorial Park, this coming Sunday!

Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr. and Sensei Dan van Hook will lead the team through demonstrating jujitsu techniques, such as throws, joint locks, grappling, and vital point strikes.

Time and Location: Sunday, April 30th, at 1:15pm, at the outdoor amphitheater. See http://www.cupertinotoyokawa.org/ for more info.

Photos from last year’s Cherry Blossom Demo below.

2016 Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival Demonstration

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

2015 Art and Wine Festival

2015 Kids Demo Team, Led by Prof. Clive Guth and Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
2015 Kids Demo Team, Led by Prof. Clive Guth and Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School demonstrated at the annual Santa Clara Art & Wine Festival. The kids in the demo team utilized many principles and techniques, including rolls, falls, throws, joint locks, strikes, and control holds. Well done!

High Throw
High Throw
Held down with a joint lock
Held down with a joint lock
Rear Naked Strangle
Rear Naked Strangle
Jumping into an arm bar
Jumping into an arm bar
Hip dislocation
Hip dislocation