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About Us


Shihan Livan Concepcion, Chief Instructor

Shihan Livan is the martial arts Program Director for our school. Shihan Livan is currently the only Martial Arts Instructor within the Greater Florida City / City of Homestead area that holds a valid Florida Department of Education Teaching License. He holds a fifth degree Black Belt in Black Lotus Ju-Jitsu and a second degree black belt in Atemi Ryu. He has studied and holds rank in approximately eleven other styles and systems. He along with the school are sanctioned by the Professional Martial Arts Association (PMA), the Florida Black Belt Association (FBBA), and the North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA).

Mileydis Concepcion, After School Care & Summer Program Director

Mrs. Mileydis Concepcion, has over 10 years of experience in the field of education.  Having been a drop out Prevention Specialist for Miami Dade County Public Schools.   Licensed as a massage therapist and certifications in early childhood education.  Mileydis brings incredible talent and energy to our program with her motto that “Learning Should Not Stop When School Is Out".

Community & Family Oriented

Through Shihan Livan’s former employment and involvement with the University of Miami, the Florida Governor’s Office, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, Drug Free Youth in Town (D.F.Y.I.T), Miami Dade County Public Schools, Bay Point Schools, and Youth Crime Watch of America, the American Ju-Jitsu Center will be one day a pillar of community involvement in our area and abroad. Renshi Livan has been recognized as a formidable authority in the area of youth community involvement and service. He recently authored the an Actions Project Manual of Youth Crime Watch of America an international organization who’s mission is to prevent youth violence throughout the world.

What type of martial arts do you teach?

The main form of martial arts that is taught at American Ju-Jitsu center Inc. is Black Lotus Ju-Jitsu. Black Lotus Ju-Jitsu is a form of Ju-Jitsu which has been developed and endorsed by various other art forms, systems, federations, organizations and sanctioning bodies. This system also has direct influences from Aikido, American Karate, Boxing, USA GoJu Ryu, Judo, Ken-Jitsu, Shotokan, Tae Kwon Do, Traditional Japanese Weapons, and Wrestling. This art overcomes the differences in strength and size.

Who can learn Ju-Jitsu?

When performed correctly Ju-Jitsu techniques require no undue effort. Anyone who can lift approximately sixteen (16) pounds, be they young or old, male or female, can learn the art.

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