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Alaska Jujutsu dba Fudoshin Dojo offers the finest Martial Arts and Self Defense Instruction in the Mat Su Valley.  Instructors have undergone years of intensive and rigorous training to achieve their ranks, knowledge and skills.

KENNETH BLAYLOCK

FUDOSHIN DOJO

DOJO CHO

FIRST MARTIAL ART STUDIED

Sensei Blaylock started his martial arts training in 1972 at the age of 9 with the Korean art Tang Soo Do, under Sambumin Harry Roe.  He practiced this art for about a year until the instructor moved away.

AIKIDO

He began training in Aikido in March of 1984 under Sensei Steven Atkinson.  Sensei Blaylock received the rank of Shodan, first-degree black belt, August 1989 from Sensei Atkinson with the concurrence of Shihan Frank Doran.  He ran the Nome Aikido Club from 1990 through 1993 while living in Nome, Alaska.  He was promoted to the his current rank of Nidan, second-degree black belt, from Sensei Calvin Koshiyama at Aikido North in Anchorage Alaska.

SEIBUKAN JUJUTSU

Ken trained directly under Shihan Julio Toribio and in 1990 received Shodan, first-degree black belt in June 1993.  Received Yondan, fourth-degree black belt, June 2000.

ENSHIN ITTO RYU BATTOJUTSU

Sensei Blaylock began training in this Japanese sword/weapon system in 1994 under Sensei Julio Toribio.  He received his current rank of Nidan, second-degree black belt, in October 2000 from Sensei Sheila Haddad.  Sensei Blaylock travels to Japan to study under Soke Kenshinsai Machida, the grand master of the art.

OTHER SYSTEMS AND DISCIPLINES STUDIED

Sensei Blaylock has also studied, in varying degrees, the following disciplines and systems: Takeda Ryu-Ha Aikijujutsu, Bujinkan Ninjutsu, Shotokan Karate, Hakko Ryu Jujutsu, Kito Ryu Jujutsu, Kodokan Judo, American Kempo Karate, Wing Chun, Chi Kung, Tai Chi, Hapkido, Seido Energy Healing System, Seikendo, Shiatsu, Ki Massage, Swedish Massage, Sikh Yogic Massage, Kundalini Yoga, Hatha Yoga, Sports Fitness and Nutrition, and Chinese Medicine.

MILITARY

Ken currently holds the rank of Major as a full-time officer with the Alaska Army National Guard.  He enlisted into the National Guard in May 1982.  He served as a Cavalry Scout for four years, and then completed Officer Candidate School in 1986.  Ken has studied armor warfare and tactics at the Armor School in Fort Knox, Kentucky.  Ken is a graduate of the Command and General Staff Officer's School. He has also completed Pathfinder and Sniper training.  Ken has also taught martial arts to military units, including Military Police, in an official capacity.  

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Gives presentations on, adult and children's safety for Federal, State, and Municipal groups.  Together with his wife, Debby, they sponsor and teach Women's Self Defense and Anti Rape seminars, and Ken has been interviewed for Newscasts on Public Safety and Crime.

DEBRA BLAYLOCK

HEAD INSTRUCTOR

Sempai Blaylock is a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Seibukan Jujutsu.  She has studied with Sensei Sheila Haddad since 1996 and Sensei Ken Blaylock since 1993.
She is also a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Enshin Itto Ryo Battojutsu. She has studied and trained in this art directly under Soke Kenshinsai Machida in Japan.


She has also studied many martial and healing arts at varying levels since 1993: Aikido, Judo, Bujinkan Ninjutsu, Shotokan Karate, Seido Energy Healing System, Seikendo, Chinese Medicine, Tai Chi, and Chi Kung. Debra has taught self-defense seminars to women's groups. She is a graduate of Model Mugging.


She currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Alaska Army National Guard. Before joining the National Guard, Sempai Blaylock served with the Active Army from 1982 -1985; She has been a member of the Alaska Alaska Army National Guard since 1985.  Debra attended Airborne school and earned her wings in 1986. She has qualified as Expert in several Small Arms Weapons.