Macoritto began his study of Danzan Ryu Jujitsu, November 1974, at the Granada
Hills Jujitsu Kai under Kurt Evans. He continued Danzan Ryn Jujitsu training
under Sensei Richard Pietrell & received his Shodan, March 21, 1981 (SCJA).
He was the Assistant Instructor at Granada Hills Jujitsu Kai 1979-82. At this
time he received personal training from Prof Tony Muran for 2-3 years. He
trained a year in Kashima Shin Ryu Kenjitsu & Jujitsu with Richard Pietrelli.
He was head instructor of Granada Hills Jujitsu Kai from 1982-4. He studied Seki
Jujitsu with Prof Jack Seki, Hachidan from Japan 1983-4. In 1985-95, Stephen
studied & taught at Prof Dave Bellman's School. He received four years of
instruction from Professors Dom & Helen Carollo & others such as Prof
Mike Lynch & Nic Carollo.
assisted Prof Bellman in the formulation & testing of his Mushin Ryu Jujitsu
System till 1997. He began a commercial Jujitsu School with Prof Bellman as a
Co-Sensei from 1993-97.
studied Filipino Kali & Jeet Kune Do Concepts (1993-96) with Guro Ralph
Bustamente, a certified Instructor under Dan Inosanto & Burton Rich&dson.
He continued these studies at the Side Kicks Academy, Canyon Country, CA
1997-98. Since November of 1998, he has studied Quest Jijitsu (Jujitsu, Lee Jun
Fan Gung Fu, Filipino M.A., etc.) with Lawrence Boydston.
Ryu Jujitsu: -Began Nov.1974; Yodan, July 24, 1992 (Danzan Ryu Yudansha Kai
with Prof Bellman) & Sandan, Nov.20, 1999 (Jujitsu America).
Ryn Jujitsu Godan & title of Professor, June 1996 (Prof Dave Bellman).
Shin Ryu Kenjitsu & Jujitsu: (1981-2) under Sensei Richard Petrelli.
Ryn Jujitsu (1983-4) under Prof Jack Seki, accepted as a Shodan.
M A & Jeet Kune Do Concents: (1993-6) Phase II Student (Sept.10, 1994),
under Richard Bustamente.
(Jujitsu, Jun Fan Gung Fu, Filipino M.A., etc.) Instructor Training with
Lawrence Boydston (1998-).
Instructor -Granada Hills Jujitsu Kai (1979-82).
-Granada Hills Jujitsu Kai (1982-4).
-Dave Bellman's Classes (1985-95).
-Valley Jujitsu School with Prof Dave Bellman (1993-97).
-Quest Academy within Southern California Jujitsu (1998-).
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