SHIHAN RUSS RHODES
Ken Ju Ryu Kenpo Ju Jitsu
Shihan Russ Rhodes has over 36 years in the martial
arts and holds ranks in seven different systems. His highest accolades
are Soke (inheritor and head of system) in Ken Ju Ryu Kenpo Ju
Jitsu, Hachidan in Kodenkan Danzan Ryu Ju Jitsu, an instructor
in the Inayan System of Eskrima as well as the rank of Shidoin
possesses unique ability to combine diverse martial arts disciplines
in a synergistic manner. He creates self defense techniques, borrowing
components from virtually every conceivable source and enhances
them by using biomechanics and the application of equations through
In 1998, Russ was awarded the title of Shihan from Dai
Shihan Kufferath and
of the Ken Ju Ryu Kenpo Ju Jitsu system. The Ken Ju
Ryu system is an integration of Hawaiian Kenpo and Danzan
Ryu Ju Jitsu.
Russ Rhodes is one of the founding members and past president
of the Kilohana
Martial Arts Association, which was created to support
all martial artists and their respective styles.
Russ Rhodes is also a member and past associate director of Ju
Jitsu in the Unified World Martial Federation.
Russ Rhodes' dedication to carry on the teachings of Dai Shihan
Sig Kufferath and to the evolution of martial arts is absolute.
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