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Shihan K D Lintott, Kyoshi

K D Lintott Shihan, Kyoshi ||||||| Shichidan 七段 (7th Degree Black Belt) Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu;

Menkyo Kaiden Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu - License Of Total Transmission; Headmaster of Goshinkan Ju Jitsu; President Alberta Ju Jitsu Association; President of the Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation

Home Dojo: Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu, Red Deer AB Canada

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

Shihan K.D. Lintott is a 7th-degree black belt in Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu and United States Ju-Jitsu awarded on March 16, 2017, by the Technical Promotion Committee of the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF). He was awarded his 6th-degree black belt awarded on September 16, 2011, by the Technical Promotion Committee of the United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF) and by National Standards and Certification Board (NSCB) of the American Ju Jitsu Association. Shihan is also a 7th-degree black belt in World Ju-Jitsu Federation (WJJF).

Shihan K.D. Lintott is a Machi-bugyo (Commissioner) in Edo Machi-kata Taiho-Jutsu and the Western Canadian Director.

Shihan Lintott also holds the rank of Godan 5th degree black belt in Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu and Nidan 2nd degree black belt  in Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu under Hanshi Chris Bissett head of the style, Shihan Lintott is currently a direct student of Shihan Bissett in Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu and Jishin-Do Jiu-Jitsu.

Shihan K.D. Lintott is a 5th-degree black belt in Can-Ryu Ju Jitsu awarded on September 16, 2006, promoted by O-Sensei G. Sylvain 10th Dan (founder Can-Ryu).

Shihan worked in Protective Services for over ten years in the Calgary area including as a private bodyguard for Castle Training and Consulting. In 1979 he started his training in boxing and eventually in 1990 he took Hapkido. Shortly after Shihan started private lessons in Jishin-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu.

In February 2002 Shihan founded the Alberta Jiu Jitsu Association (AJJA). This is a non-profit organization that aims to bring together Jiu-Jitsu (Ju Jitsu) practitioners within Alberta and to promote the art to non-members.

Shihan has worked hard to encourage the growth of this organization, and its members, by providing the necessary leadership to ensure it's goals and objectives are achieved.

In less than a year the first Jiu-Jitsu tournament for the AJJA members and the province of Alberta was held. Shihan has also founded the Alberta Kid Safe Association (AKSA) as an organization within the AJJA, and the ASDS organization, which was founded years earlier and is now run under the AJJA as the Black Belt College program.

Shihan has had the pleasure of training with several members of: CPS; EPS; RPS; RPS Tactical Unit; RCMP; RCMP Tactical Members; SFPD; and members of the Canadian Military.

Career Highlights

  • The author of all twenty editions of the Goshinkan-Ryu Adult; Master's; Junior; Junior Black Belt; Little Samurai curriculum manual and syllabus.
  • Author and founder of Little Samurai Program and one of the first Shogun Ju Jitsu programs in Alberta.
  • Chief Instructor for all Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu Dojos.
  • 25 years experience in Jiu-Jitsu / Ju Jutsu; has been instructing for most of these years and began testing students in Goshinkan Ju Jitsu in 1998
  • Holds Black Belt ranks in modern Ju-Jitsu and traditional Ju Jutsu.
  • Holds Can-Ryu Diplomas for the level One; level Two & level Three Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu Instructor's License under O'Sensei Professor Georges Sylvain, the Founder of Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu.
  • Studied Eishin-Ryu Iaido under Sensei Dave Rathnow.
  • Level 3 Arnis De Cadena & Balintawak Cuentada Eskrima under Guro Joel Huncar.
  • NCPPCT Instructor (nerve centre pressure point control tactics) Licensed under Professor G Sylvain.
  • PPPCT Instructor (police pressure point control tactics).
  • ECT Instructor (escort control tactics).
  • PECT Instructor (police escort control tactics).
  • Persuader (Key Chain); Japanese Suntetsu; Yawara stick; Instructor - Beginner and Advanced.
  • Level 1 National Coaching Certification Program.
  • Has graded over 70 Black Belts.
  • NSA Field Level 2 Agent for Kid-Safe Network.
  • Chief instructor and co-founder for Inukshuk Bushido Kai; Shindo-Ryu JuJitsu Dojos.
  • Shihan Lintott's current rank is recognized by USJJF (United States Ju-Jitsu Federation); AJA (American Ju-Jitsu Association); AJJA (Alberta Jiu-Jitsu Association); CJJC (Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation).
  • 2009 Provincial Ju Jitsu Instructor of the Year.
  • 2010 Northern Ju Jitsu Instructor of the Year.
  • 2011 Master Ju Jitsu Instructor and Ju Jitsu Mentor of the Year.
  • Machi-bugyo (Commissioner) in Edo Machi-kata Taiho-Jutsu and the Western Canadian Director.
  • Life Member of the United States Martial Arts Federation; United States Ju-Jitsu Federation; United States Traditional Kodokan Judo; Martial Arts Internation Federation.
  • Senior Canadian and United States Ju-Jitsu Instructor / Examiner.
  • Holder of National Ju-Jitsu Dan Grade United States Ju-Jitsu.
  • Recognized drug expert by Federal court.
  • Approved expert for All Experts on various Ju-Jitsu topics.
  • Is a member of the Senior Master Caucus for the following organizations: United States Martial Arts Federation; United States Ju-Jitsu Federation; United States Traditional Kodokan Judo; Martial Arts International Federation; Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation; Panamerican Jiu-JItsu Federation.
  • Shichidan (7th-Degree Black Belt) World Jiu-Jitsu Federation & United States Ju-Jitsu Federation.
  • Awarded the title of Kyoshi and Menkyo Kaiden by USJJF.
  • Nidan (2nd-Degree Black Belt) Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu under Shihan C.D. Bissett, Hanshi.

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