Photo Gallery

Masters in Motion Seminar
March 9, 2019
Burbank, CA

Sensei Darryn Levine Visits BJJ Dojo
January 17, 2019
Sensei Darryn Melerine, 4th dan, of the Minami Ryu Zanshin Dojo,
Mandeville, LA, visited and taught at our dojo.
Front: Darryn Melerine, Richard Silva, Kurt Dutt, George Kirby
Back: Angelo Castro, Glenda Perle, Marissa Trujillo
Community Service Awards
September 28, 2017
Assistant Instructors Glenda Perl, Michael Langewisch, and Byron Davis
are presented Community Service Aaards from California State Assemblyman Dante Acosta
at the Budoshin Jujitsu Dojo, Santa Clarita, CA

Black Belt Promotions
July 6, 2017
Prof. Marc Tucker to Shichidan [7th dan] Kyoshi

Left to right: Glenda Perle to Nidan [2nd dan], Steven Castorena to Godan [5th dan] Renshi,
Byron Davis to Yodan [4th dan], and Michael Langewisch to Yodan [4th dan]

BJJY Summer Camp 2016
August 12-14
Santa Clarita, CA

Back Row:  Harold Zeidman, Byron Davis, Dave Bellman, Jeff Wynn, George Kirby
Front Row: David Boesel, Dave Clark, Paul Trinkkeller, Logan Clark

BJJY Summer Camp 2014
August 15-17
Santa Clarita, CA

Arlington YMCA Seminar
November 3, 2012
Arlington, VA

BJJY Summer Camp 2012
August 17-19
Santa Clarita, CA

Instructors at CB11
[not all instructors shown]
CAMP BUDOSHIN 2011 on click here!
Sam Combes - 9th dan Keisatsu Aikido

  Kris Kademian - Founder, Kibukan System

George Kirby - 10th dan Budoshin Ju-Jitsu

  Ed Bielfelt - Master Tai Chi and Kung Fu San Soo

Tony Kull - 10th dan Shinan Jutsu

  Thomas Marshall - 6th dan Tae Kwon Do

David Ortiz - Escrima Instructor

  Toney Raven - 10th dan Daito Ryu Jujitsu

Toma Rosenzweig - 3rd dan Canemasters

  Cliff Stewart - 10th dan Within Arms Reach

George Arrington - 6th dan Danzan Ryu Jujitsu

  Marc Tucker - 6th dan Budoshin Ju-Jitsu

Edward Verso - 5th dan Pankraton

  David Dye - 10th dan Shuyokan Ryu

Michael Langewisch - Chanbara Instructor

  Staff: Courtney Wiscarson, Kristine Wicarson
Kurt Dutt, Glenda Perl, Paul Trinkkeller [not shown]

Instructors and Students at CB11

Candid Shots at CB11
You're going to choke me?

  Profs. Kull and Combes catching up

Profs. Kirby & Kull exchanging thoughts

  Morgan Langewisch setting up an armbar submission

Denny DeLosReyes says, "This is going to hurt!"

  Profs. Tucker and Bielfelt get into theory

Sensei Boydston & Prof. Arrington exhange old times

  Denny sets a kesagatami

CAMP BUDOSHIN 2011 on click here!

BJJY Summer Camp 2011
August 19-21
Santa Clarita, CA

David Burgett - 4th dan Pyong An Do Won Kung Fu

  Bruce Clayton - 7th dan Shotokan Karate

Sam Combes - 9th dan Keisatsu Aikido

  Robert Deahl - 5th dan Uchi Kimi Do

David Dye - 10th dan Shuyokan Ryu

Mark Guerrero - 4th dan Judo

Rob Hyatt - 3rd dan Aikido

  Mark Jordan - 6th dan Budoshin Jujitsu

Kris Kademian - 6th dan Kobudo, Karate

  Solomon Kaihewalu - 12 dan Kaihewalu Lua

George Kirby, 10th dan Budoshin JuJitsu

  Tony Kull - 10th dan Shinan Jutsu

Michael Langewisch - Chanbara Instructor

  Walt Lenoir - 10th dan Ketsugo Jujitsu

Toma Rosenzweig - 4th dan Aikido

  Cliff Stewart - 10th dan WAR [Within Arms Reach]

Short CB10 Videos on YouTube
[click on name]
Robert Deahl   David Dye
David Burgett George Kirby
Walt Lenoir     
Photo Op

  I don't believe you.

Catching up

  You know those Chinese handcuffs?
How tight

  I'm innocent!

I think it's time to tap out.

  Move it just a little . . .

You missed a spot.

  Good to see Walt after so many years.

Were we responsible for CB10? 

  Thanks to Glenda & Allison, two of our volunteer staff members.

2010 BJJY Summer Camp
August 13-15
Santa Clarita, CA

With  Sensei Tony Damigo
at his new Lake Isabella Dojo
August, 2010

2010 AJA Western Region Tournament Winners
Santa Clarita, CA -- April 10, 2010  

Steve Uhrig, 4th dan Tae Kwon Do, ran a
great session on Figure-4 Weapon Retention.

  Tony Kull, 10th dan Shinan Jutsu, provides
detailed instruction in Tokui Waza.

Olohe Kaihewalu, 12th dan Kaihewalu
Lua uses Hawaiian weapons to teach open
hand vs. open hand techniques. 

  Mark Jordan, 6th dan Budoshin Ju-Jitsu,
conducted a session on "Breaking the
Rules" [What you can't do in the UFC].

Cliff Stewart, 10th dan WAR
[Within Arms Reach], ran another
great session on assailant control.

Toma Rosenzweig, 4th dan Aikido,
kept everyone on edge with
CSSDSC knife drills.

Robert Deahl, 5th dan Uchi Kimi Do,
provided training in trapping skills.

  Kris kademian, 6th dan Shorin Ryu
Karate/Hapkido, conducted a
seminar on Basics to Combatives. 

Marc Tucker, 5th dan Budoshin
Ju-Jitsu, and David Dye, 10th dan
Shuyokan Ryu, take a pose for the camera. 

  Toney Raven, 10th dan Judo, got involved
in an on-the-side discussion after
teaching his judo session.

David Burgett, 4th dan Pyong An
Do Won Kung Fu, who taught an
introduction to Krav Maga

Other sensei at camp we didn't get pictures of:
Sam Combes, 9th dan Keisato Aikido, who taught Ikkajo
George Kirby, 10th dan Budoshin Ju-Jitsu, who taught off-balancing techniques
Michael Langewisch, 6th dan Karate, who taught Chanbara
Ed Verso, Pankration instructor,  who taught a Striking to Takedown seminar. 

2009 BJJY Summer Camp
August 14-16
Santa Clarita, CA

My First Brown Belts
at College of the Canyons

Dec 11, 2008
Christopher Haines, Rebecca Masamitsu,
Sensei K, Edward Valdez, Matthew Gelaude

BJJY 2007 Summer Camp
Santa Clarita, CA, Aug 17-19 

Stephen Copping
In Memorium to One of My "Kids"



AJA Western Region Tournament


The six trophy-winners, who competed against 45 competitors from other schools throughout southern California, were Steven Castorena [1st Place Black Belt div.], Peter Brown [2nd Place Brown belt - 1st-3rd kyu div], Vicente Cordero [1st Place Sr. Purple Belt 4th kyu div.], Byron Davis [2nd Place Sr. Purple Belt  - 4th kyu div.], Stark Powell [1st Place Sr. Green Belt  - 6th kyu div.], and Camilla Lucero [2nd Place, Yellow Belt 7th kyu div.].
Across the hall was a Judo Seminar run by Sensei Gary Goltz, who asked George to drop by.Gary is also a member of the LAPD CMAAP.

BJJY 2006 Summer Camp
Santa Clarita, CA August 25-27
[pix courtesy of Jeff Wynn]



LAPD-CMAAP Group Photo

August, 2006


2006 AJA Convention Pix: Towson, MD


Three "old codgers": Tony Maynard [So. Region Director], Dennis McCurdy [President], George Kirby [BOD Chairman]

   Two for one: Wade Susie & Karen Curley [both AJA Secretary], George Kirby


Santa Clarita Dojo Tournament Winners
AJA Western Region Tournament, April 22, 2006

6 entrants = 6 places, including 3 firsts!

Budoshin Black Belts Clean Sweep
From Kirby's right: Steven Castorena-1st,
Brian Sincomb-2nd, Ron Sekulich-3rd
Seminar at Soke Dye's Shuyokan Dojo
Costa Mesa, CA on March 25, 2006
Class Photos:
Prof. Kirby helps Paul & Bob with knife defense. Prof. Kirby demonstrates defense for a hit by Leonard
Prof. Kirby uses a rolled up magazine to set a  forearm lock. Prof. Kirby demonstrates a hanbo technique on Paul.


Seminar at Tarzana Karate, Tarzana, CA.
Feb. 25,'06

Sensei Allesandro Ashanti [blue gi] next to me.


West Hills Tournament Winners
from my Santa Clarita Dojo

L to R: Gregory Poretz [sensei of Kenshokan Academy & host of tournament], Denny de los Reyes [2nd place black belt div], Glenda Perl [2nd place brown belt div], and Vicente Cordero 2nd place white belt div]


BJJY 2005 Summer Camp
Santa Clarita, CA July 15-17
[pix courtesy of Jeff Wynn]

at BJJY Santa Clarita Dojo

Pix Info: Front row [left to right] Bryce DeFigueiredo, Paul Blaney, Marc Tucker. Back row [left to right]: Carol Roleder, Marc Kolodziejczyk, Frank Blaney, George Kirby. Not in pix: Michael Langewisch





CLAREMONT, CA     April 27, 2002


SALEM, IL, February 23, 2002


Towson, MD



April, 1996



















Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA 1990

"Never underestimate the power of Kim."

[My daughter, age 4]



AJA Convention/WJJF Conference

Winston-Salem, NC, 1990

Noel Jiminez [Pueto Rico Ju-Jitsu Academy]
at AJA/WJJF event.









Sensei Kirby at McCambridge Park, Burbank, CA
December, 1981






Reno, NV,  April, 1981

Profs. George Kirby, Jack Wheat,
Francisco Limbago & Carl Beaver, Jr.
Profs. Carl Beaver Jr., Jim Nieto, Wally Jay,
 Dennis Palumbo & George Kirby
George Kirby meets Prof. Wally Jay for the first time.
 [There's a great story behind this.]




Prof. Bill Fromm throwing
Prof. McCurdy ca. late 1970's




Sensei Louis Mercier & George Kirby
circa 1970s
Harte Brothers Shodan Promotions:
Kevin Harte - 1976 Robert Harte - 1978
Ken Harte - 1980
AJA 1977 National Tournament
Sylmar, CA
Olive Vista Jr. High 1975 Jujitsu Class
Sylmar, CA
AJA 1975 Western Region Tournament
Burbank, CA
Burbank YMCA Jujitsu Class - 1974
at John Muir Jr. High School



More photos will be added as time allows.



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