Ju-Jitsu Lessons in Santa Clarita California

The Santa Clarita Valley has a wealth of high-quality martial arts studios and instructors of all types. A lesser known fact is that it is home to outstanding Ju- Jitsu instruction. Ju-Jitsu’s history is lost in mythology and legend, and very little is known about its actual origins. What is known is that it is an extremely effective grappling art that is not only an intense physical workout, but a great way to learn weaponless self-defense. Learning how to fight on the ground is an important skill, and there are forms of Ju-Jitsu that take conquer most other martial arts. Ju-Jitsu styles vary, so make sure you do your research and find out what style you’re learning. If you’re looking for a new martial art, want to try something different, or want to pursue a higher rank, Santa Clarita’s flourishing Ju-Jitsu community has exactly what you need.

Santa Clarita Valley Jujitsu is run by experienced and capable sensei Kevin Colton. They specialize in Self Defense, Special Classes for Law Enforcement, Japanese Long Life Restorative Massage and Ju-Jitsu. They teach Monday through Friday from eight to ten in the evening and offer classes for both adults and children. Call or email for pricing information and a schedule of classes Location: 21021 Soledad Canyon Rd. #206 Santa Clarita, CA 91351 Contact Info: Phone: (661) 255-6000 Email: mglenchur1@socal.rr.com

Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Dojo Inc. is a local dojo boasting two highly qualified instructors, Sensei George Kirby, 10th dan and sensei Marc Tucker, 4th dan. Both senseis were taught directly by the legendary late Professor Jack Seki. They are part of the Santa Clarita Parks and Recreation program. Classes meet from 7-8:50pm Mondays and Thursdays in the Petco Community Service Room at Petco Location: 26501 Bouquet Canyon Rd., Saugus, CA 91350. Contact Info: (805) 255-5910 E-mail: senseigk@budoshin.com
Website: http://www.budoshin.com/dojo.html#BJJI%20Santa%20Clarita

Brazilian Ju-Jitsu Academy-Mike Ortiz Team is a comprehensive school whose roots lie with the legendary Gracie lineage. This extremely effective style of Ju-Jitsu is aptly named Gracie Ju-Jitsu. Its main instructor, Mike Ortiz, has studied with both Helio and Carlos Gracie. They offer group or private classes for all kids and adults of all skill levels. Call or email for pricing information and class schedules. Location: 26845 Oak Ave. Ste 19 Santa Clarita, CA 91351 Contact Info: Phone: (661) 250-1193 E-mail: MikeOrtizBJJ@sbcglobal.net
Website: http://bjj.org or http://www.mikeortiz.com

Ken Lewis’ Martial Arts Academy is a dojo that provides lessons in a variety of martial arts, such as Judo, Karate, Aikido and Submission Grappling, including lessons in Ju-jitsu. Sensei Ken Harte is their main instructor, and with over twenty seven years of experience and a rank of Godan, he is highly qualified to instruct all ages and skill levels. With a friendly teaching style and warm personality, he is easy to learn from. Tuesday & Thursday evening classes available for all ages; please call or email for pricing information and a more general class schedule. Location: 16538 Soledad Canyon Road Santa Clarita, CA 91351 Contact Info: Phone: (661)645-2871 ~ (661)252-5425 E-mail: JU_JITSU@msn.com

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