Hall of Fame

In 1991, Shoshin Ryu Yudanshakai created the Danzan Ryu Jujitsu Hall of Fame to honor those individuals, living and deceased, who have made significant contributions to Professor Okazaki’s system. Inductees into the Hall of Fame are selected without regard to organizational affiliation, rank, or title

1991

Professor Juan D. Gomez

 

1992

Professor Carl Beaver

 

Professor John Cahill

 

Professor Antone Gonzales

 

Professor Jack Wheat

 

1993

Professor Wally Jay

 

Professor Richard Rickerts

 

1994

Professor William Ah Moo

 

Professor Stephen Byzek

 

Professor Sam S. Luke

 

1995

Professor Sigfried Kufferath

 

Professor Raymond Law

 

Professor William G. Randle

 

1996

Professor Willy Cahill

 

Professor Francisco Limbago

 

Sensei Charles Wagner

 

1997

Sensei Marion “Andy” Anderson

 

Sensei Emil “Curly” Freedman

 

1998

No Induction

 

1999

Professor Bill Beach

 

Professor Bing Fai Lau

 

2000

Professor Bud Estes

 

Professor Lamar Fisher

 

2001

Professor Joe Holck

 

Professor Bill Montero

 

2002

Professor Pat Browne

 

Professor Sam C. Luke

 

Professor Norm Carl Nelson

 

2003

Professor Ramon “Lono” Ancho, Jr

Professor John Congistre

 

Sensei Bernice Jay

 

2004

Professor L. Jane Carr

 

Sensei Michael Chubb

 

Professor James A. Marcinkus

 

2005

Professor Roy Center

 

Sensei Carl DuDoit

 

Professor Lee Eichelberger

 

Professor William Fischer

 

2006

Professor David Nuuhiwa

 

Professor Bert Aspinal

 

2007

No Induction

 

2008

Professor Imi Okazaki-Mullins

 

2009

Professor Joe Souza

Professor Daniel Saragosa

 

2010

Professor Rory Rebmann

 

Sensei Esther Azumi Takamoto

Professor John Chow-Hoon

 

2011

¬†Professor Libert O’Sullivan

Professor Gene Edwards

 

2012

Professor Mel Cansibog

 

Professor Thomas “TJ” Jenkins

 

2013

Professor Larry Nolte

 

Professor Russel Coelho

 

2014

Professor Harold Akira Horiuchi

 

Professor Bob Krull

 

2015

Professor Vinson Holck

 

2016

Professor Roy Holck

 

2017

Shihan Amy Holck

 

2018

Professor Janice Okamoto