|About Sensei Harte|
Sensei Ken Harte with Bas Rutten
Sensei Ken Harte began his training in the martial arts over 30 years ago with Professor George Kirby, Kudan in Ju-Jitsu. Sensei Harte currently holds the rank of Rokudan (6th degree) in Ju-Jitsu and is Head Judo / Ju-Jitsu instructor at Santa Clarita Ju-Jitsu in Santa Clarita, California. Ken Harte currently trains and travels teaching seminars to other law enforcement agencies, Probation Departments and schools all around the world with well-respected martial artists such as Professor Gene LeBell, 10th dan and Sensei Gokor Chivichyan, Hachidan (8th degree). Sensei Harte is one of the few level 10 Black Belts under Gokor Chivichyan & Gene LeBell's Hayanstan Grappling System. In addition to his rank in Ju-Jitsu, Sensei Harte is a Certified Instructor under the Gene LeBell Grappling World, USMA, USJA, AJA and also holds the rank of Rokudan (6th degree) in Judo as well as in Shotokan Karate. These combined philosophies help him create a very unique style. In 1993, Sensei Harte was appointed “Advisor” to the Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Civilian Martial Art Advisory Panel (CMAAP), where he is responsible for providing critique, demonstration, and instruction to insure the safety and skill of LAPD utilized martial art techniques. He is also a member of the CMAAP membership subcommittee, where he plays an integral role in the decision-making of the police department.