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All material presented on this web site is provided for informational purposes only. Before undertaking the study of any martial art, you should consult your physician. You should be aware that if you engage in a martial arts course, you are doing so entirely at your own risk, including any present and/or future physical or psychological pain or injury that you may incur. The American Ju-Jitsu Association (hereafter called the AJA), its officers, and the author of this website cannot assume any responsibility or liability for any injuries or losses you may incur as a result of acting upon any information provided by this website, or any links to other sites found herein. Nor can the AJA, its officers, and the author of this website assume any third-party liability arising out of any legal actions you may be involved in as a result of the training you received by engaging in a study of any martial art, as presented by this website or any other source. Although there may be a number of instructors, dojo, other organizations, seminars and other activities listed in this website, the AJA, its officers and the author of this website cannot be responsible for their claims, instructional strategies, materials, facilities, or consequences that may arise by studying any martial art under their supervision and can make no recommendations or inferences as to the quality or effectiveness of their instructional programs.

Corporate Name

The “American Ju-Jitsu Association” is a registered corporation in the state of California and is registered with the United States Government as a 501[c][3] corporation. Use of the name may be authorized only by the Board of Directors of the American Ju-Jitsu Association. Misuse or abuse of the corporate name may result in criminal and civil liability as determined by legal counsel.


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Updated July 5th, 2014 (tld)