A core philosophy of DanZan Ryu Jujitsu is that the senior students teach the junior students. When asked to teach, a student recognizes their shortcomings in understanding of techniques and will grow rapidly to fill the role.
7 pm to 9 pm - Tuesdays and Thursdays - All Ranks
Sunday Morning Classes - Invitation Only
Join a martial arts community that is passionate, determined, and supportive. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a trained warrior, you'll find something to be gained.
$50 — Month
$500 — Year
AJJF Membership Required
“Like a drawing in India ink of the whispering of wind in the pines, the secrets of Judo can only be suggested. Only through personal experience can one comprehend the mystic ecstasy of such secrets.”
— Master Henry Seishiro Okazaki
All of our instructors are nationally ranked black belts by the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation. All instructors are required to undergo background checks and are First Aid and CPR certified.
2nd Degree Black Belt
Anna has been training in DanZan Ryu Jujitsu for 5 years and is a National Freestyle Champion.
3rd Degree Black Belt
Justin has been training in DanZan Ryu Jujitsu for 15 years. Recently assuming the position of school head of Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai, Justin brings multi-faceted training approaches to the dojo. He is a graduate of DanZan Ryu Seifukujitsu Institute.
220 W. Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara CA 93117
Parking lot located on St. Vincent Ave.