May 10 2009

BJJY Summer Camp in Calif


August 14-16, 2009

Canyon Country [Santa Clarita], CA [30 miles north of Los Angeles]



If you do ju-jitsu, this camp is a MUST! This is your opportunity to personally train with Prof. Kirby [and other top black belts] to improve your knowledge of Budoshin Jujitsu. This training camp is sponsored by the Budoshin Ju-Jitsu Dojo, Inc. and the American Ju-Jitsu Association. Testing is available on Sunday for those who prequalify.


Camp Schedule: August 14-16, 2009: [topics & instructors subject to change.  *=black belt promo req.]






Seminar A: Location, Location, Location: Manage Your Attacker —  Kirby



Seminar B: Multiple Technique Flow* — Prof. George Kirby



Lunch              [on your own]



Seminar C: Applying Empty Hand Tech to Weapons* — Prof. George Kirby



Seminar D: Distance & Timing – Sensei Chris Hendricks



Vincenzo’s [pizza] or other similar venue



Seminar E: Legal “Stealth” Weapons* — Prof. George Kirby



Seminar F: Nage Footwork: Jujitsu vs Judo: Sensei Marc Tucker [5th dan]



Lunch             [on your own]



Seminar G: Submissions/GroundWork Part 1* — Sensei Mark Jordan



Seminar H: Submissions/GroundWork Part 2* — Sensei Mark Jordan



on your own or something might get planned



Seminar I: Cane Techniques – Sensei Tony Damigo


10:15- 12:15pm

Testing: Chris Hendricks [for 5th dan] & Tony Damigo [for 4th dan] tentative

or Seminar J [if no testing]: Multiple Attackers – Sensei Steven Castorena



Lunch & promotions 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., just after Canyon High School. There’s an accurate map in the complete registration packet at www.budoshin.com/seminars.htm


Things your family can do in Santa Clarita while you’re at “camp”:

Within 5-20 minute drive: Six Flags Magic Mountain & Hurricane Harbor, great golf courses, Valencia Town Center Mall, Mountasia [arcade games, rides, roller skating], Ice Station [ice skating], Mentryville.

Within 30-75 minute drive: major studio tours, Universal Studios, Knott’s Berry Farm, Disneyland, Pacific Ocean [Ventura/Oxnard], Ojai, lakes & fishing


               FOR A COMPLETE REGISTRATION PACKET GO TO www.budoshin.com/seminars.htm

Registration Info

               To Preregister up through 8/5/09:
[1] Download a complete registration packet at www.budoshin.com/seminars.htm , including the Participant Agreement.
[2] Mail your registration form to Budoshin Jujitsu Dojo, Inc., P.O. Box 801854, Santa Clarita, CA 91380
[3] Pay for camp in 1 of 3 ways:
a] mail a check for full amount [made out to “Budoshin Ju-jitsu Dojo, Inc.”, & your preregistration [sent  

               to above address]. Checks MUST BE RECEIVED BY 10AM ON August 5, 2009!       

        b] To use PayPal go to the Budoshin Jujitsu Store at www.budoshin.com/eventreg.htm & bring the Participant Release  & the Registration Fee form with you to camp.

               To register after 8/5/09 use PayPal, mail, or register at the door [call or e-mail if space available –

                              space usually is] & pay by cash, check at the door. All registration materials available at the door.


Registration Fees:

Days & Times:

Package includes:

Pre-registration fees for BJJY members if paid by 8/5/09

Pre-registration fees for non-BJJY members if paid by 8/5/09

Registration fees after 8/5/09 or at the door

[all 3-days]

training, pizza Fri night & Sunday luncheon





training only [no meals]




Any 2 days

training only [no meals]




Fri or Sat [one day only]

training only




Friday Eve Pizza dinner  [You pay for alcoholic beverages]

if ordered separately




Sunday luncheon [You pay for alcoholic beverages]

if ordered separately




T-shirt if available [incl. CA sales tax]






*includes 9.25% CA sales tax on meals & t-shirts
^Includes 15+% tip on meals


XXL add $1

XXL + tall add $2

° group discounts for 2 or more from same dojo if there’s space. Please email Sensei Kirby at senseigk@budoshin.com


Where to stay in Santa Clarita:

Some of the places listed below are very nice & others are very “inexpensive”. Also, check out www.priceline.com , www.travelocity.com, & www.expedia.com [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.

For up to date information, registration materials & maps go online to www.budoshin.com/seminars.htm

FOR A COMPLETE REGISTRATION PACKET GO TO www.budoshin.com/seminars.htm




July 18,’09: AJA National Convention in Towson, MD. Contact AJA President Dennis McCurdy .


Aug 14-16,’09: BJJY Summer Camp [1-3 days], North Oaks Park, Santa Clarita, CA  Contact George Kirby


Mid Oct,’09: Camp Budoshin 2009, So. Calif. Contact George Kirby


Check out www.americanjujitsuassociation.org for AJA Calendar of Events


Most respectfully, George Kirby


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