Sensei John Pfund
Sensei John Pfund demonstrates the
mount position to his class.
John Pfund began his study of Danzan Ryu in the junior
program of the Amador Judo and Jujitsu school in January, 1978 under
Professor Rory Rebmann. At that time he was 10 years old. He received
his shodan (first degree black belt) April 24, 1984. He
currently holds the rank of Godan, 5th degree black belt which he
received in 2011 and studies under Professor Jane Carr in Redding,
Jujitsu he has also studied other Martial Arts: Brazilian
Jiujitsu, Wrestling and Kodokan Judo (Ikkyu), Tae Kwon Do,
Shotokan Karate, and Split Second Survival under Master Larry
Additionally, he has been the chief instructor of weaponless defense
at Sandia National Laboratories. Currently, Sensei Pfund owns and
operates the Elite Self-Defense Academy in Livermore, California.
His AJJF school concentrates on propagating the history, philosophy
and techniques of Danzan Ryu Jujitsu.
Self-Defense Academy's website is http://www.bestfreekarate.com and
he may be reached via e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pfund's dojo is:
Elite Self-Defense Academy
Photos of Sensei John Pfund
Sensei John Pfund (left) with Davis
Judo Kai Sensei Randy Schuster at the 1998 Ohana celebration in San
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