Shareef Jantjies, Renshi
Yondan – 4th Degree Black Belt
Founder / Chief Instructor
Born on 18 November 1982 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, at the age of 10 he was introduced to Atemi Jujitsu by a family friend who trained at the South African Institute of Unarmed Combat.
At the age of 19, Shareef joined the South African Institute of Unarmed Combat and trained under Shihan Thaya Moodaley to further his journey on the martial path of Atemi Jujitsu.
In 2004 he was recruited into the South African Police Service. In May 2008 he was transferred to Cape Town by the S.A.P.S. While living in Cape Town, he studied Krav Maga, Ninjutsu, Iaido, Muay Thai and Karate.
Apart from teaching the students of Atemi Ryu, Shareef is a member of The South African Ninjutsu & Martial Arts Academy, training under Shihan Henri Gouws (6th Dan Black Belt – Koga Ryu Ninjutsu).
He is still a student of the Israeli military hand-to-hand combat system (Krav Maga) as well as a student of Iaido, Ninjutsu and Atemi Jutsu.
Shareef is certified as a Fitness Instructor with CPD accreditation. He is also the CEO of a business administration company, B & J Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd.
Martin C. Bosman, Sensei
Sandan – 3rd Degree Black Belt
Native, Port Elizabethian, born 28 June 1971. His natural gravitation to the Martial Arts comes from a rich family history involved with the fighting arts.
His Grandfather was a boxer and his Mother a proficient Judo practitioner. He started boxing and his training in the art of Atemi Jujitsu at a very young age.
Sensei Martin is a student of Atemi Jutsu, Jeet Kune Do, Kick Boxing and Krav Maga. He loves spending time with his children, fishing, swimming and listening to audio tapes by American inspirational speaker, Esther Hicks.
Jurie Landore, Sensei
Shodan – 1st Degree Black Belt
Jurie was born on 10 March 1972. He is a forward thinking individual, not bound by the tethers of tyrants and corruption.
Being a community activist, he assists with law enforcement within the neighbourhood watch.
Training in martial arts since a young age, Jurie has been studying a few martial arts disciplines. He is currently a student of Atemi Jutsu, Iaido, Ninjutsu, Cho Chuan Kung Fu and Israeli military hand-to-hand combat system, Krav Maga.
When he’s not doing any martial arts training, you will find him spending time with his family, meditating, enjoying nature and listening to audio tapes from various inspirational speakers around the world.