American Jujitsu Genealogy



Ken Penland
, Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu/ Aiki Jujitsu 10th Dan- Since 1985/ 7th Dan
George Alexander, Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu 10th Dan - Since 2006/ 7th Dan

John Townsley, USAFPA Pankration 9th Dan - Since 2012/ 8th Dan
Stephen K. Hayes, Jutaijutsu Ninjutsu 10th Dan - Since 2001/ 2nd Dan
SullivanLeRoux, Chinese Kenpo 10th Dan - Since 1994/ 1st Dan
Santo Flaniken, Sambo Grappling 5th Dan - Since 1998/ 2nd Dan
Sonny Hughes Aiki Jujitsu/ Judo 9th Dan - Since 1990/ 5th Dan
Carlson Gracie Jr, Self-Defense Instructor - 1998

Phil Porter, Jujitsu 10th Dan- Since 2006 / 4th Dan / 

Steve Scott, Judo/ Jujitsu - Since 1976 / 1st Dan / 2nd Dan

Ron & James, Hills Brother Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Luta Livre - Since 2000 / Purple Red

 

          Steven A. Crawford 
 
(B. 1960)

Titles

USMAA Certified Senior Rank Examiner / 2006

USMMA Certified Senior Instructor / 2006

ISRJJF Certified Senior Jujitsu Rank Examiner 2004

ISCF Certified Senior Grappling / Jujitsu Rank Examiner 2002

 

 

 

  Crawford's American MMA Jujitsu of Overland Park, KS

    All Instructor may promote up to Brown Belt without permission, after Brown
You must get your Black Belt Diploma From AJJ Headquarters. 

 

   Black Belt Instructors




10th Degree

Kenneth Penland 10th Dan

George Alexander 10th Dan

Sonny Hughes 10th Dan

Stephen K. Hayes 10th Dan




8th Degree

Steve Crawford 8th Dan


7th Degree

Eric Pence 7th Dan


6th Degree

Brad Jones 6th Dan
Tom Maienza 6th Dan





5th Degree


Santos Flaniken





4th Degree


Travis Phippen 4th Dan - KS
Kent Kerns 4th Dan - CO 

David Tice 4th Dan - CA

Vishal Seigell 4th Dan (Self-Defense Instructor) - India 5/15
Troye Blackmon 4th Dan - TX



3rd Degree

Kerry Henson
3rd Dan - KS 
Tarek Taif 3rd Dan - Jordan 5-10
Jobe Duran 3rd Dan - FL
Rob Kimmons 3rd Dan - MO

Herb Dean 3rd Dan - CA
Larry Landless 3rd Dan - CA
Cesar Garcia 3rd Dan - Mexico
Chad Sullivan 3rd Dan - KS 8-12-10



 
2nd Degree

Christa Jacobson 2nd Dan - KS 

Phil Jones 2nd Dan - MO 4-11

Steve Schneider 2nd Dan - MO 2-10

Rudy Bears 2nd Dan - MO 8-12

Chad Parks 2nd Dan - KS 8-12

Leo Pla 2nd Dan - CO 8-12




1st Degree

 

 

Farron Otis 1st Dan - MO

Jack Toon 1st Dan - KS
Lester Griffin 1st Dan - CA
Dominic Brown 1st Dan - MO

Jason Tappendick 1st Dan - KS
Tim Mai 1st Dan - AL
Jimmy Standaert 1st Dan - KS 8/10
Sarah Schneider 1st Dan - MO
Ron Jackson 1st Dan - KS 6/11

Van Powell 1st Dan - KS - 2/13 
Derek Hammond 1st Dan - CP KS - 2/12
Justin Vest 1st Dan - CP KS 2/12

Aaron Ely 1st Dan - CP KS - 8/12

Kelvin Tiller 1st Dan - CP KS - 1/12

Jacob Akin 1st Dan - KS - 1/12

Daniel Gallemore - CP KS - 7/12

Derek Holly 1st Dan - CP KS - 7/13

Dustin Garrens 1st Dan - TX- 9/11 

 


INACTIVE BLACK BELTS

Are still teachers just not teaching right now

 

Lovena Turley 1st Dan - KS - Inactive

Dan Rinaman 1st Dan - IL / Inactive
Dave Falen 1st Dan - MO  - Inactive

Ethan Benda 1st Dan - MO - Inactive

Shawn Monday 3rd Dan - KS Inactive

 

 

Students

 


Any students that wants their name under Mr. Crawford, 
e-mail me your name at
crawfordsmma@gmail.com




Bobby Voelker 5-15-13 - Curtis Stout - Damiyahn Smith 1-15-09 - Dave Pucci - 

Erik Fernandez - Hardee Marritt - Ralph Diaz - Kirk Mata - Kyle Franz - Roger Partridge 1-15-09 -

Beau Derque 12/15/08 - Dr. Howard Rosenthal 5/7/08 - 
Jason Carley (Teacher) 7-12-11  




Kelly Odneal - "Chief" Rob Haney -  Chad White - Dr. Bill Rosenberg
Dustin Kramer 3/1/12 - Brian Davidson - Ken Porter- Timehin Babalola

Sean Johnston - Phil Morgan - Vishal Seigell - Ernesto Meneses 1/5/12

 



Adrian Rinas 12/22/08 - Andrei Baulin - Brandy Partridge - John Cornett - Rodney Borden -  

Chris Henning - Chris French - Daniel Cuevas - Fabian Ornelas - Florina Moeller 10/10/14 - 

Jeremy Morgan - Kevin Woltkamp - Lonnie Dodge - Matt Sudduth 1/10/17-  Richard Stack - 

Roosevelt Lyons 12/22/08 - Robert Jackson 12/22/08 -Stephen Rey 10/15/14- C.J. Gooden - 

Sean Johnston 8/17/12 -Erick Palafox 4/1/13 - Will Bond 5/24/13 - Ryan Johnston 11/17/15- 

John Newark 12/23/15- Zeb Vincent 6/17/17



  

  


Andy Rebar - Andy Vailencourt -  Bo Webb - Bryan Jass - Bill Shaddox

David Seidel - Gregory Jackson - Geoffret Warner - Justin Pharr - Jason Pottenger - 

Jeremy Johnson - Frank Maiom - Luke Parrett - Matt Boyd - Matt J. Loehr 7/28/08 - 

Max Imel - Neal Fletcher - Patty Crawford - Robert Sosaya - Robert Johns - 

Ted Kuether - Justin Haddock -  Vaughn Johnson - LaKendra Thomas - 

Will Harris - Zach Ely



Youth Schools and Belt Colors

  5 yr 6 yr 7 yr 8 yr 9 yr 10 yr 11 yr 12 yr 13 yr 14 yr 15 yr 16 Adult 17 Adult 18 Adult 19 Adult 20 Adult 21 Adult
White 6 mo                                
Yellow     6 mo                            
Orange         6 mo                        
Green             6 mo                    
Blue                       6 mo          
Purple                       6 mo          
Brown                           6 mo      
Black                             6 mo    

If a Student is ready, They can stripe test every 6 months (4 stripes per belt)


Crawford & Jacob Akin, American Jujitsu Youth, Turner, KS






THE SIZE OF AJJ HAS GROWN TO BIG TO LIST ALL STUDENTS OF ALL INSTURCTORS
SO WE ARE ONLY GOING TO LIST BLACK BELTS UP



Brad Jones, American Jujitsu, Overland Park, KS



Travis Phippen, American Jujitsu, Baseor, KS


Rob Kimmons, American Jujitsu, Independence, MO


Steve Schneider, American Jujitsu, Raytown, MO

Rudy Bears 2nd dan



Tarek Taif, American Jujitsu, Aman, Jordan


Phil Jones, American Jujitsu, Blue Springs, MO


Herb Dean, American Jujitsu, California



Larry Landless, American Jujitsu, California



Lester Griffin, American Jujitsu, California



Farron Otis, American Jujitsu, Lee's Summit, MO
BJJ & AJJ

farronotis66@comcast.net

816-550-9965




Kerry Henson, American Jujitsu, Chanute, KS
 



Chad Parks, American Jujitsu, Topeka, KS


Black Belts

Derek Hammond 2/12
Justin Vest 2/12

Aaron Ely 7/12

Derek Holly 7/13

Daniel Gallemore 7/12

Kelvin Tiller 1/12



Students

Cody Trevino, Blue - Wayman Carter, Blue -

Jeff Albers, Blue - Marquis Ceaser, Purple -
 

Roger Partridge, American Jujitsu, Collins, MO
2685 SE. Old HWY 13 Collins, MO 64738
MidMo Fight Club, 660-525-6429


Students
Ken Porter, Purple - Steve Koshko, Orange - 
Brandy Partrige, Purple - Derek Wood, Blue
Shawn Fishburn, Orange - Dustin Bowles, Blue - Trevor Bowles, Orange



Tim Mai, American Jujitsu, Mobile, AL

Integrity Defense Academy

3990 Government Blvd, Suite E, Mobile AL 36693
www.mai-martials.com

251-234-4629

Jason Carley's American Jujitsu, Huntsville, AL
Jason Carley 

5650 Sanderson Drive

Suite H
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

 

Jason Tappendick, American Jujitsu, Salina, KS
Modern Martial Arts Center

126 S. Santa Fe, Salina, KS 67401
tapper1993@cox.net
785-577-1723

 

Student
Youth

Nick Tappendick, Sport Orange Belt 2/1/13 - Austin Anschutz, Student Green Belt 2/1/13

 

Adult

Stephanie Tappendick, Sport Blue Belt 2/1/13 - Tanner Gurtner, Sport Blue Belt 2/1/13

Adam Boyer, Sport Blue Belt 2/1/13 - Curtis Mar, Sport Blue Belt 2/1/13

William Pruitt, Student Blue Belt 2/1/13

 

 

Kevin Waltkamp, American Jujitsu, Edgerton, KS

Brickhouse Fitness
318 E. Nelson, Edgerton, KS 66021

brickhousefitness@yahoo.com

913-548-7072

 

Dustin Garrens, American Jujitsu, Houston, TX
Fight Club

COMING SOON

Houston, TX 77001
816-805-7501

 




These list of schools are from our Traditional side
Budo Ryu Ninjutsu Dojo
Anshu Christa Jacobson
Kansas City, Ks
(913) 449-5367
www.BudoRyuNinjutsu.com