Self Defense Classes
Japanese Jujitsu escapes, throws, locks, & holds to defend
against a larger opponent.
Okinawan Shorin Ryu blocks, punches, strikes, & kicks, to
protect against an attack.
Boys and girls learn self defense, confidence, discipline,
Lakewood Budo Kai because they teach traditional and effective self
I like the history and learning techniques that
have been developed and enhanced over thousands of years."
Jujitsu Martial Arts and Self Defense Classes in Long Beach (ages 13
Making martial artists for over 30 years
Learn the art of Japanese Jujitsu used by samurai warriors in feudal
Japan. Where the use of weapons was impractical or forbidden,
the most efficient methods for neutralizing an enemy took the form
of arm bars, joint locks, chokes, pins, and throws.
Our style of Jujitsu is the Danzan Ryu system of Japanese Jujitsu
founded and developed by
Professor Henry S. Okazaki. Jujitsu is a Japanese martial art of
ancient origin emphasizing techniques of self defense which do not
harm the attacker. Jujitsu students learn throwing techniques,
escapes from holds, joint locks, arm bars, chokes, wrist twists,
ground work, and applying holds to control a larger and stronger
Through the process of learning self defense techniques, our
students develop strength and increase endurance. A practitioner of
jujitsu is called a jujitsuka (one who studies jujitsu).
You will practice your techniques with a partner and a Jujitsu black
belt instructor who will guide and assist you though the process of
learning self defense. We group our students by rank, focusing on
the techniques that are appropriate for your skill level. Our adult
Long Beach Jujitsu class is designed for men and women ages 13 and
up. Our Children's Jujitsu class is specifically designed for boys
and girls ages 7 to 12.
Founded in 1979, our Lakewood Budo Kai martial arts school has
offered Jujitsu, Karate, and Women's Self Defense classes in the
Long Beach area for over 30 years. Our school is lead by Jim Kelton,
our head instructor and a seventh degree black belt, who has over 40
years of martial arts training and experience.
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