2017 Cherry Blossom Demo

2017 Cherry Blossom Festival Demo Team, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.

The Kodenkan Jujitsu School participated in the annual Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival by performing a two-part demonstration:

First, traditional Kodenkan Jujitsu techniques, led by Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr., with kids from the dojo.

Second, a demonstration of real world self-defense and empowerment training, with Sensei Dan van Hook.

Thanks for having us, and coming to see us!

2017 Cherry Blossom Team and Sensei Guillermo Hernandez, Jr.
Two-person defense
Big throw
Quick drop and throw

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.

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…