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Camp Kodenkan Midwest 2016

August 18-21, 2016

We want to thank Professor Marty Brzykcy and Senior Instructor Scott Redden for a great camp. 42 participants were on the mats. Everyone seemed to have a great time.

A few camp pics (click on them):

                Look out!            Sohn enjoys cooking up the meat.

Henry Seishiro Okazaki
Founder of Danzan Ryu Jujutsu

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 Monday - Thursday, 7-9 PM.

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Camp Pictures from last year (Click on them)

Camp Dinner    
               Group Picture   

Jigoro Kano
Founder of Kodokan Judo



Kids Judo class

5th degree black belt Sohn Wehseler and 2nd degree black belt Jason Davis are teaching a kids class for 6-12 year olds on Sundays at 6-7:30 PM.

Email the instructor, Sohn Wehesler or call the dojo (218-525-9472) for more information.


Contact Information:
Co-Sensei (Instructors):
Ward Melenich and
Sohn Wehseler            
Schedule of Classes:
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Postal address
4048 Fairview Rd.
Duluth, MN  55803 USA        
Map to Dojo
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Greed, idiocy, arrogance and corruption warning:
I wrestled at UMD for 3 seasons 1978-1980. The program was dropped, but I was never sure why until I read this amazing article.

1996 Kata Manual 
Older Kata Manual     
Email Ward for the passwords to open these if you are a AJJF Black belt.

NOTE: All instructors at the Kuroinukan have passed background checks performed by a national 3rd party agency.

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