Kaiwan Budokai was started by Sensei Dave Boesel at Anne Arundel Community College in 1999. It was transferred to its current site at the Severna Park Community Center in 2016.
Sensei Dave Boesel
Sensei Boesel has taught jujitsu for 19 years. He is a sixth-degree black belt in Budoshin Jujitsu and a first-degree black belt in Tomiki Aikido. He is President and Chairman of the American Jujitsu Association.
Young Kim is a third degree black belt in Budoshin Jujitsu and a second-degree black belt in Tang Soo Do, a striking and kicking art similar to karate. Mr. Kim is especially expert in the karate-style aspects of jujitsu.
Marco LaRocca is a second-degree black belt in Budoshin Jujitsu. An experienced judo player, he brings his judo expertise to bear in jujitsu instruction.
American Jujitsu Association
Kaiwan Budokai (the Bay Area Martial Arts School) is a member of the American Jujitsu Association (AJA). AJA is the organization that regulates and accredits Budoshin Jujitsu, the style of jujitsu developed by George Kirby. We follow a consistent curriculum that is recognized by the AJA, and we adhere to its safety principles. AJA provides national certification for our students’ belt ranks.
For more information see the American Jujitsu Association website.