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New River Jujitsu

We fight with our hands, but you win with your mind.

Sensei Daniel P. Asher


I.S.J.A. World Champion 
3rd Degree Black Belt Sanshin Ryu Jujitsu

Daniel Asher begain training in 1996 with instructor Robert Stines. 
Daniel excelled in Danzan-ryu Jujitsu and earned a position on the 
U.S. Jujitsu Team. He competed in the I.S.J.A.World Championship in Leeds, England, in 2000, where Asher won the Gold Medal in Sparring.


Sanshin-Ryu Jujitsu was recognized as an official style in 2005, and Daniel was one of the first groups of Black-belts in this style. 


Mr. Asher also competed internationally with the 
A.K.J.U and in several National Circuits. Daniel began a Amateur Mixed Martial Arts fighting career in 2003 and a Professional fighting career in 2008.


Mr. Asher became a Pioneer in the Combat Arts by being one of the first fighters to compete in the Three-Man Fighting format of 
Sando. In 2012 at Virginia Tech, Mr. Asher's performance in this recent Sando event brought spectators to their feet.


"Always looking to WIN, What's Important Now"






Sensei Lauren Asher


1st Degree Black Belt Sanshin Ryu Jujitsu


Lauren Asher is a Passionate Teacher.

Lauren Asher began her 
Martial Arts career in 2007 at Alliance Martial Arts in Corbin, Ky. Under Soke Robert Stines, founder of Sanshin Ryu Jujitsu.

In 2010 she participated in the 
Masters Memorial Martial Arts Camp in Virginia. 
In 2012 she was one of the
 Black Belt Instructors at the Master's Memorial Camp.

Competing in the Academy of Martial Arts Tournament Lauren Asher won the 
Women's Grand Championship: 1st place in Grappling and Sport Jujitsu and was reserve champion in Kata. 

Lauren Asher also assisted in the training of 
Daniel Asher's most recent Professional Sando fight atVirginia Tech in  April 2012



" Always Striving to Help each Day "






Kyoshi Ric Anderton


Director of Sando, Three Man Fighting Tournament
5th Degree Black Belt Sanshin Ryu Jujitsu
4th Degree Black Belt Goshin Jujitsu
2nd Degree Black Belt Judo


Inducted to the World Black Belt Martial Arts Hall of Fame, Master Instructor of the Year 2002
Self Defense Expert
Knife Defense Specialist




  Anderton Sensei is a certified Instructor and Coach in the United States Judo Association, as well as an International Referee for the International Sport Jujitsu Association. He spent thirteen years as the Head Coach of the Radford University Judo Program, and helped set up Dr. Jerry Beasley's Karate College. He's the winner of multiple State and Regional Judo and Jujitsu Titles, including the '96 and '97 US Sport Jujitsu National Championships, '97 BCI International Championships, and the '05 AAU Jujitsu National Masters Championship. 

 Anderton Sensei has refereed over 200 Judo tournaments; has set up and directed over 50 state and regional Judo and Jujitsu tournaments; was selected to referee the '98 Black Belt Finals at the International Sport Jujitsu World Championships in Vancouver, Canada; was selected Head Referee for Black Belt Self Defense at the '00 International Sport Jujitsu World Championships in Leeds, Great Briton; and the '05  Full Contact Black Belt Finals on Pay per View in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has also run over twenty five camps on a National level for the United States Judo Association, United States Sport Jujitsu Association, Cuong Nhu Martial Arts, and Others.


"Constantly striving towards maximum efficiency and minimum effort."