Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai
Santa Barbara Jujitsu Kai
Teaching the Hawaiian Art of DanZan Ryu Jujitsu

Santa Barbara's Home for DanZan Ryu Jujitsu



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

$60 Annual


“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.


Anna Hilliard

2nd Degree Black Belt

Anna has been training in DanZan Ryu Jujitsu for 5 years and is a National Freestyle Champion. 


Justin Robertson

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.

Dojo Location

220 W. Canon Perdido St.
Santa Barbara CA 93117

Parking lot located on St. Vincent Ave.

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