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Shihan C D Bissett, Hanshi

C. D. Bissett Shihan, Hanshi ||||||||| Kudan 九段  (9th Degree Black Belt) Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu & Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu; Menkyo Kaiden Jishin-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu - License Of Total Transmission; Headmaster of Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu and Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu; Vice President of the Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation

Home Dojo: Hombu Dojo Kelowna, British Columbia Canada,

Affiliations: Alberta Jiu Jitsu Association, Edo Machi-kata Taiho-Jutsu, United States Ju-Jitsu Federation, United States Martial Arts Federation, Martial Arts International Federation, Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation

Head of System for Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu and for Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu

Chief Instructor Bissett Jiu-Jitsu Dojos, Technical Director for Goshinkan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu and personal instructor of Shihan K.D. Lintott, Kyoshi 7th Degree Black Belt in Goshinkan-Ryu and 5th Degree Black Belt in Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu, 2nd Degree Black Belt in Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu.

I met Shihan Bissett over 27 years ago and I am honored to have such a talented instructor again teaching me more about the core styles of Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu and Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu.



Shihan BISSETT is involved in several organizations:

- Board of Directors for the World Aiki-Jitsu Society (London UK)

- Senior Advisory Council (Rōju) member for Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation (Canada)

- Technical Director for the Alberta Jiu-Jitsu Association

- Life-Member of the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation 

- Life-Member of the United States Martial Arts Federation

- Life-Member of  United States Traditional Kodokan Judo

- Life-Member of  Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation

Home Dojo:   BISSETT JIU-JITSU Kelowna, B.C. (The JITSUKAN)

Shihan BISSETT has been involved in JIU-JITSU and TAI-JITSU since 1970. He received his 1st-degree Black-Belt (Shodan) in 1975 and is currently a 9th Degree Black-Belt (Hachidan)  in Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu and a 9th Degree Black-Belt (Hachidan) in Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu, and is recognized by the United States Jiu-Jitsu Federation (USJJF) as the Head-of-Style in both Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu and Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu.

Shihan BISSETT is a former Senior Tactical Officer and Captain in the Royal Canadian Air Force,

and has served as a Military Pilot with the Canadian Forces and with the United Nations, including tours in Europe, the Middle East, and Central America (where he ran the CT-5 Conflict Resolution Team).  He has field-tested our Jiu-Jitsu system in some of the worst environments, with outstanding results.

He is the author of numerous books on Jiu-Jitsu and the Martial Arts, and is an internationally recognized authority in the fields of Protective Services and Combat Arts.

In recent years, Shihan BISSETT has been awarded rankings and recognition by the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation, the CIJJF, the WKF, the WAJS, Sanuces Ryu Ju-Jitsu, and by the late Master Moses Powell. Shihan BISSETT’s Ranks have been endorsed and countersigned by many of the top Jiu-Jitsu Masters in the world.

Beyond his own personal projects, Shihan Bissett continues to be an enthusiastic teacher, training and developing solid Black-Belts who represent the high standards of our Jiu-Jitsu system, and working towards the betterment and maintenance of Standards for Jiu-Jitsu, Tai-Jitsu, and Aiki-Jitsu in Canada.


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