Kiai Echo 2016 Issue 2

Kiai Echo 2016 Issue 2

2016 Issue 2 Kiai Echo 2016 Issue 2 Editor’s Corner Remembering Jose Bueno Shinzen Kai 2+1 Tournament Remembering Betty Jane Maillette The Climb Muscle has Memory Don’t You Dare Tell Me to Take it Easy Why Do We Do Tournaments? Contest Results Blackbelt Promotions AJJF...
Oct 26, 2016

Black Belt Promotions

Kiai Echo Articles Black Belt Promotions To the rank of Shodan: Mauricio Arbulu, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu Tara Campese, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu Xander Dearborn, a student of Professor Kevin Colton at...
Oct 24, 2016

Why do we do tournaments?

Kiai Echo Articles Why do we do tournaments? Scott Redden, 2016 AJJF Convention Freestyle Tournament 1st place winner Nidan and Above           I wonder if new students understand why we do Kata and Freestyle tournaments. I also wonder if some of the senior students and Sensei remember...
Oct 24, 2016

Remembering Betty Jane Maillette

Kiai Echo Articles Remembering Betty Jane Maillette 1924 – 2016 Fort Bragg, California (Reprinted with permission from Contra Costa Times) We mourn the recent passing of Betty (BJ) Maillette, age 92. Betty dedicated much of her life to teaching Jujitsu and self-protection to women. She...
Oct 24, 2016