Professor Sam C. Luke passes

Professor Sam C. Luke passes

Professor Sam C. Luke passes away 5-23-2017 Professor Sam C. Luke started practicing Jujitsu at the age of 10. He was a reluctant student because he wanted to play with his friends not attend jujitsu class. Sam S. Luke was his sensei, and Dad made...

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by May 24, 2017
2017 Convention Promotions

2017 Convention Promotions

School Heads and Yudansha, Please join me in congratulating the following on their promotions tonight at the annual AJJF Convention in Ontario, CA: To Godan: Sensei Harry Burleson Sensei Kimo Williams To Rokudan: Sensei Dan Browning Sensei...

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by May 3, 2017

Discount convention pricing ends soon!

Aloha Yudansha, This is a gentle reminder that today is the deadline for all discounts and t-shirt orders. Please pass the word on to your students!  Register today at http://www.ajjf.org/convention-registration/ We're looking forward to seeing you...

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by Apr 14, 2017

Donate to the AJJF by Jeff Teal, Honshin Kan

For most of us the idea of donating to a charity may make us take a step back and think for a second - do I trust this charity to use the money I donate wisely? Will the money I donate actually get to the programs instead of getting lost in the...

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by Apr 2, 2017

Do you have the power? by Brian Sincomb

As martial arts practitioners, we hone our skills every time we are on the mat. Whether it’s balance, distancing or just learning to fall correctly, all contribute to improve our overall skill. One concept that I have added to my training is...

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by Apr 2, 2017

Two Lines by Raymond Scholl

“Anyone who practices Judo should neither be afraid of the strong nor despise the weak; nor should he act contrary to the strength of his enemy because of the art he has acquired.” In 1979 a renowned Hollywood reporter, Joe Hyams, published the...

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by Apr 2, 2017

A Philosophy of Sutemi by Hillary Kaplowitz

One of my students, who is a physician, once confided that in all his experience there is only one thing that universally seems to promote good health and that is movement. People who continue to walk regularly as they get older in general seem to...

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by Apr 2, 2017

Upcoming Events

Sat 23

Northeast Region Fall Seminar hosted by Rutgers Jujitsu

September 22 @ 5:00 pm - September 24 @ 12:00 pm EDT
Sat 23

40th Brown Belt Weekend hosted by Nibukikan and Chico Kodenkan

September 23 @ 8:30 am - September 24 @ 1:30 pm PDT
Sun 24

Blackbelt Class – Sensei Johnny Matijevich

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7