Professor Gene Edwards

Professor Gene Edwards was born in Chico, California on January 24, 1943. He began training in jujitsu while in high school at Orland Judo & Jujitsu Academy. He was promoted to shodan in 1959 at the age of 16 and became a co-school head at Orland in 1960.

He joined the navy in 1968 and following the Vietnam war, Professor Edwards started a few dojos before he moved to Montana in the late 1980s.

Professor Edwards has studied judo, various styles of karate and tai-chi and teaches kempo-jutsu and tai-chi to his jujitsu students.

He was promoted to godan and Professor by Professor Bud Estes in 1976. He was promoted to rokkudan in 1988 by the AJJF. Founded the Christian Jujitsu Association in 1994.