Professor Lee Eichlberger Passes

Professor Lee Eichlberger Passes

Memorials The AJJF joins the rest of the Danzan Ryu community in mourning the passing of Professor Lee Eichlberger. Prof. Eichlberger began his study of DZR in 1966 with Professor Wally Jay and was very well known in the Martial Arts community at large. Additional background...
Oct 11, 2018
The Passing of William “Bill” Gessner

The Passing of William “Bill” Gessner

Memorials William “Bill” Gessner, PhD AKA Dr. G Bill Gessner at the age of 92 passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Jan. 27. 2018 in East Stroudsburg, PA. Bill was a Physics Professor at East Stroudsburg University. He began his jujitsu career in about 1960...
Jan 30, 2018
Betty Jane (BJ) Maillette

Betty Jane (BJ) Maillette

Memorials Betty Jane (BJ) Maillette 1924 – 2016 Fort Bragg, California 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 was active in the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation...
Sep 6, 2016

Sensei Richard Borba

Memorials It is with great sadness that we pass along news of Sensei Richard Borba’s passing. Sensei Borba, a retired peace officer, trained and taught Danzan Ryu jujitsu for over 4 decades. He is well known across the Danzan Ryu community and will be greatly missed. The AJJF...
Jul 3, 2016