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Prof. Kirby will either be teaching or officiating at the events listed below IF there is an asterisk [*] after the event. More details will usually be provided as it becomes available & the event date gets closer.

      Events listed without an asterisk are posted as a courtesy to the martial arts community and are not endorsed or officially supported/sanctioned by George Kirby or the BJJY.


Event:       Date: Location: Contact:
BJJY Summer Camp       August 12-14, 2016 Santa Clarita, CA George Kirby


Open to All Martial Arts*

[*must know ukemi skills and be sankyu or higher belt grade]


August 12-14, 2016

North Oaks Park, Santa Clarita, CA [30 miles north of Los Angeles]


This is your opportunity to personally train with top black belts from Budoshin Ju-Jitsu and other martial arts to improve your knowledge of street-effective self-defense skills. This training camp is sponsored by the Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Dojo and the American Ju-Jitsu Association.


Camp Schedule: August 12-14: [as of 6/1/16 - topics & instructors subject to change.]



Seminar Topic



Seminar A: Byron Davis - 3rd dan Budoshin Jujitsu: Protecting Your Space



Seminar B: Thomas Salander6th dan Budoshin Jujitsu: Hard/Soft Defenses



Lunch [on your own]



Seminar C: Kris Kademian: 7th dan Shorin Ryu Karate, 6th dan Aiki-Jujutsu: Knife & Gun Defenses



Seminar D: George Kirby: 10th dan Budoshin Jujitsu: Control & Escort Techniques



Vincenzo's [pizza] or other similar venue



Seminar E: Harold Zeidman 7th dan Midori ryu Jujitsu: Basic Concepts of Midori Ryu Jujitsu



Seminar F: David Dye10th dan Shuyokan Aikijitsu, 6th dan Hawaiian Lua: Aikijutsu Relationship to Hawaiian Lua



Lunch [on your own]



Seminar G: David Boesel5th dan Budoshin Jujitsu, 1st dan Tomiki Aikido: Koryu Aikido Knife Defense Techniques



Seminar H: George Kirby10th dan Budoshin Jujitsu: Techniques in Tight Spaces



on your own or something might get planned



Seminar I: Dave Clark2nd dan Budoshin Jujitsu, 1st dan Korean Karate: Multiple Technique Flow


10:15- 12:15pm

Seminar J: Tony Damigo5th dan Budoshin Jujitsu: Covering Out – Disengaging from Attacker



Lunch at a local restaurant




Seminar Location:  
North Oaks Park Community Room, 27824 N. Camp Plenty Rd. Canyon Country, CA 91351. Although MapQuest can give you good general directions, it will not direct you to the park entrance which is on Nadal Rd., in between Camp Plenty Rd. and Canyon High School. There’s an accurate map in the complete registration packet at . 




For questions email George Kirby at

Registration Info

Register in one of the three ways below:

1] To preregister with PayPal just scroll down this page a bit, pay your registration fee[s]. Then click on , print and fill out the bring the 'JU-JITSU PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT" [1 side] with you to camp. If the participant is a minor [under 18] the "AUTHORIZATION TO CONSENT TO TREATMENT OF MINOR" [next page] MUST also be filled out & signed by a parent or legal guardian -- even if the parent or legal guardian is attending the camp.

2] To preregister with a check, complete the above [#1] and mail your check for full amount made out to “Budoshin Ju-jitsu Dojo, Inc.”, & your reregistration materials  to P.O. Box 801854, Santa Clarita, CA 91380-1854. Checks MUST BE RECEIVED BY 9AM ON August 8, 2016!   

3] To register after 8/8/15 use PayPal or register at the door [call or e-mail if space available – space usually is]. NO CHECKS ACCEPTED AT THE DOOR!! All registration materials are available at the door. Minors [under 18] MUST bring the already completed and signed forms with them OR a bring parent or legal guardian with them to fill out and sign both the "Ju-Jitsu Participant Agreement" AND the "Authorization to Consent to Tratment of Minor" forms -- even if the parent or legal guardian is attending the camp. NO EXCEPTIONS!






Registration Fees:

Days & Times:

Pre-registration fees for BJJY,  BJJD, or AJA members received by 9am on 8/8/16

Pre-registration fees for non-BJJY, non-BJJD, or non-AJA members received by 9am on 8/8/16

ALL registration fees received  after 9am on  8/8/16

or at the door from anyone

Register here with PayPal


Fri, Sat, & Sun training [all 3 days] + Friday pizza & Sunday lunch

[includes 9% CA sales tax & 15+% tip on meals] [You pay for alcoholic beverages]



. . . or pay $210 & get your 12-month BJJY membership too!


Choose Your 2016 Summer Camp Complete Package
Registrant's Name AND Rank
Phone #

Fri & Sat Training [2 days] + Friday pizza

[includes 9% CA sales tax & 15+% tip on Friday dinner] [You pay for alcoholic beverages]




2016 Summer Camp Fri/Sat Tng + Pizza Package
Registrant's Name AND Rank
Phone #



Fri, Sat, & Sun

[All 3 days]

Training ONLY




2016 Summer Camp Fri/Sat/Sun Tng ONLY Package
Registrant's Name AND Rank
Phone #


Fri & Sat

[both days]

Training ONLY




2016 Summer Camp Fri AND Sat Tng ONLY Package
Registrant's Name
Phone #


Sunday Training ONLY




2016 Summer Camp Sunday Tng ONLY Package
Registrant's Name AND Rank
Phone #


Fri OR Sat

Training ONLY

[Sorry – no half days!!!]




2016 Summer Camp Fri OR Sat Tng ONLY Package
Registrant's Name, Rank & Ph#
Choose Friday or Saturday


Friday Eve Pizza dinner

[incl. tax+tip]  [You pay for alcoholic beverages]




2016 Summer Camp Pizza ONLY
Registrant's Name


Sunday lunch [incl. tax+tip] [You pay for alcoholic beverages]




2016 Summer Camp Sunday Luncheon ONLY
Registrant's Name



Where to stay in Santa Clarita: p>

Some of the places listed below are very nice & others are very “inexpensive”. Also, check out,, & [plus other travel sites] for additional places to stay, prices & booking information.

Best Western Valencia 800 528-1234 661 255-0555          Comfort Suites  800 228-5150 661 254-7700
Extended Stay America 800 398-7829 661 255-1044          Fairfield Inn by Marriott 661 290-2828
Hampton Inn 661 253-2400            Hilton Garden Inn  800 445-8667 661 254-8800 [closest to Magic Mountain]
Holiday Inn Express  661 284-2101          Hyatt Valencia [best location] 800 233-1234 661 799-1234
Marriott Residence Inn 800 331-3131 661 290-2800          **Super 8 Motel   661 252-1722

**Travelodge 661 252-1716

**Closest to North Oaks Park but furthest from anything else in Santa Clarita [both on Sierra Hwy] 

If you’re flying into southern California, Burbank [Bob Hope] Airport is a lot closer and saner than LAX.




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