Sensei Kenneth Guge:

Sensei Kenneth Guge, became interested in grappling arts during his teen years as a competitive high school wrestler. In 2002, he became a practitioner of Judo, starting with 5 Cities Judo Club in ArroyoGrande, Ca. Since then, he has taken on the position of Head Judo Instructor at ISMAA in Santa Maria as well as Central Coast Judo in Pismo Beach. He still trains regularly to continually learn and hone techniques and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others.

Ken received the rank of Shodon-First degree Judo black belt, in 2014. He has earned his USA Judo Coaches Certification and his Promotional Referee’s Certification. He has also completed his SAFESPORTS Training and the Head Ups! Concussion in Youth Sports Training for Coaches course.


You can find more about Sensei Ken and his thoughts on Judo, through his website: