American Jujitsu Association

Discover the limitless possibilities of your martial arts journey by joining the American JuJitsu Association today. Benefit from nationally recognized certifications, insurance coverage, and a vibrant community of JuJitsu enthusiasts. Take action now and elevate your practice with the AJA.

promoting the arts for five decades

non-profit amateur athletic association

Low-cost, comprehensive liability/accident insurance

Wide range of traditional jujitsu styles

rank certificates to qualified members

Serving The Jujitsu

Community For Over 50 Years

The American Ju-Jitsu Association (AJA) is a non-profit community association, comprised of affiliated dojos, which promotes and supports the art of Jujitsu.

Why join The AJA ?

Join the American Jujitsu Association now to unlock a world of martial arts opportunities and benefits. Uncover the AJA Advantage: Gain access to renowned promotions, robust insurance, exclusive events, and a thriving martial arts community.


Find information on upcoming and previous events attended and held by the American Jujitsu Association. Experience the ultimate test of skill and camaraderie at our tournaments and seminars, where martial artists converge to showcase their abilities, forge connections, and celebrate the learning process.

Become A Member

Complete our Application to become a member of the American Jujitsu Association. Enhance your martial arts experience through the AJA by gaining internationally recognized promotions, comprehensive insurance, exclusive events, and more.


Explore the AJA Network: Connect with martial arts enthusiasts worldwide, explore a diverse array of dojos, meet board members, staff, certified black belts, and AJA instructors spanning the USA and beyond.

What is Jujitsu?

Jujitsu is an ancient martial art, with evidence of its existence found as far back as 2000 years ago. It encompasses most elements of more recent break-off arts such as Karate, Judo, and Aikido. Our association is comprised of a wide range of different ryu, styles of ju (or Jiu, Gentle or Flexible) jitsu (Art). Each ryu brings its own unique character that contributes a positive influence on the martial arts community.