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|This is a picture of Okazaki as a white
belt at a group photo of the Shinyu Kai Dojo in Hilo, 1911. He is
standing at the far right in the third row. His teacher, Kichimatsu
Tanaka, is seated in the second row, 3rd from the left. The
assistant sensei is Sasae, seated also in the second row, 2nd from
|Okazaki receives his Black Belt in 1922.
Seated next to him is Sasae sensei, the assistant instructor of the
|This is a group photo of Master Okazaki's
senior Black Belts. Standing from left to right are Charlie Wagner,
Unknown, Dick Rickerts ('Dean' of the Black Belts), Master Okazaki,
Emil Muggy, and Curley Freedman. May 5, 1938.
|This group shot includes Master
Okazaki(seated), with Dick Rickerts, Burl Estes, and Bud Estes,
March 9, 1939. Prof. Estes has received his Black Belt, and his
brother Burl is wearing an honorary Black Belt.
|Gene Edwards, Wes Dixon, Lucille Estes,
Prof., Bud Estes, Prof.
Taken in the Orland Judo Academy in 1960, less than one year after Prof. Edwards received his Shodan.
|Prof. Estes and Prof. Edwards in the late
|Prof. Edwards interviewing Hachiro Okazaki
for biographical information on Seishiro Okazaki -- 1978.
|Hiro Kishimoto Imamura, Prof. Edwards, Eri
Hiro has mastered several styles of Karate, and was the All Japan National Karate Champion in the 1970's. He provided valuable assistance to the CJA Kempo Program.
|Prof. Edwards demonstrating a Chinese
Torture Stick technique from Kiai No Maki.
|Prof. Edwards and Lora on her birthday in
|Some of the Orland Judo Academy members and guests who attended a national convention in 1963
|Class Group Photo of the Columban College JuJitsu Class in the Philippines in 1968. Notice the absence of mats. We took all falls on the hard wood floor!
|Calistoga JuJitsu Institute in 1973
|Calistoga JuJitsu Institute in 1980. Photo taken following a JuJitsu contest in Redding, Calif. Each of the people in the picture had just won a placement in the contest. While there were about 50 students in our class at that time, this picture represents just those who entered, all of whom won a placement at the contest.
|Class at the Shin Mei Kan in California, 1989.
|Shin Mei Kan in Montana, 1997.