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Our Instructors

Instructor Name:Steven A. Crawford Steven A. Crawford, is a 8th Degree Black Belt in Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu, under Kenneth Penland. He has a 2nd Dan Kenpo, a 6th Dan in American Karate, a 2nd Dan in Combat Grappling and a 2nd Dan To-Shin Do Other Information: Steven A. Crawford Sr.Former Chief Inspector for MMAKansas […]

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  Welcome to Crawford’s Mixed Martial Art WE TEACH IT REAL! Steve Crawford 816-728-7360   Also visit      Please check here for 2020 class times! American Jujitsu/ Brazilian Jiujitsu Self-Defense, No Gi, is at  68 Inside Sports the Fields 9111 Flint Street, Overland Park, KS 66214 […]

Our Instructors

Our Instructors INSTRUCTOR INFO Steven A. Crawford Steven A. Crawford, is a 7th Degree Black Belt in Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu, under Kenneth Penland. He has a 1st Dan Kenpo, a 2nd Dan in American Karate, a 2nd Dan in Combat Grappling and a 2nd Dan To-Shin Do JuTaijutsu. Brad Jones Brad is one of […]

AJJ Schools

Crawford’s 68 Sports MMA (American JuJitsu Headquarters) Steven A. Crawford, Founder/Owner  9111 Flint St, Overland Park, KS 66214 (816) 728-7360 Schneider’s & Bear’s MMA (American JuJitsu) Rudy Bear, Owner/Head Instructor 6125 Blue Ridge Road, Raytown, MO 64212 (816) 721-9107 Henson’s Self-Defense (American JuJitsu) Kerry Henson (620-433-0482) 620 N. Washington, Chanute, KS 66720 “The Church of Pain” Howard’s MMA (American JuJitsu) Rob […]

School Tree

American Jujitsu Genealogy Ken Penland (RIP 10/8/06), Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu/ Aiki Jujitsu 10th Dan- Since 1985/ 7th Dan George Alexander, Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu 10th Dan – Since 2006/ 7th Dan John Townsley (RIP 5/22/18), USAFPA Pankration 9th Dan – Since 2012/ 8th Dan Stephen K. Hayes, Jutaijutsu Ninjutsu 10th Dan – Since 2001/ 2nd Dan Sullivan & LeRoux, Chinese Kenpo 10th Dan – Since […]


Crawford’s Mixed Martial Arts 11301 W. 88th Street  Overland Park, KS 66214  American Jujitsu Fighters/ Competitors – train under  Steve Crawford, Brad Jones, Eric Pence, Kent Kerns, Travis Phippen, Steve Schneider, David Tice, Hurb Dean, Larry Landless, Kerry Henson, Rob Kimmons, Matt Cox, Chris Henning, Lester Griffin, Phil Jones.  If you don’t see your name on the […]


Kansas Boxing Commissioner USA Jiu-Jitsu Commissioner John “PapaJohn” Gorman,   Realistic Martial Arts Training Association UnderHook Grappling McLane Caveman Crew, Steve Schneider Chad Sullivan, Ring & Cages North Carolina Quest Center Hardee Marritt & Robert Broom Columbus Ninjutsu Club Daniel Buckley & Lonnie Estep Fight World – Hook-n-Shoot Jeff Osborn Eric Akin Wrestling Eric Akin Griffin Martial Arts  Christa […]

Steves Teachers

Ken Penland  For more info click on Mr. Penland           In Memory of Hanshi Ken Penland:   We all will miss you Mr.Penland is founder of Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu. Plus he will be keeping a list of all belt ranks of Shorinji Ryu Jujitsu students. Grand Master Ken Penland, Hanshi 10th Dan is an avid martial […]

Gracie Self Defense

                                                                                                                           This is not a Carlson Gracie, Jr. Jiu-Jitsu Competition Course it is a Carlson Gracie Jr, Self-Defense Course taught by Steven A. Crawford, Sr, Rank (diplomas/ certificates) and Belts  will come from Mr. Crawford not Mr. Gracie. This is a Self-Defense Course Starting at 68 Inside Sports,  11301 W. 88th St Overland Park, KS 66214    We will take enrollments […]