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Sensei Keith Falk

Sensei Keith Falk | Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu

Home Dojo: Goshinkan, Red Deer, AB Canada
Affiliations: Alberta Ju Jitsu Association; Edo Machi-kata Taiho-Jutsu;
United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF); World Ju-Jitsu Federation (WJJF).

In 2002, Sensei Keith Falk started to train in Ketto-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu after being introduced to the art by Sensei Richard Lowe. Sensei Keith went on to train with Sensei Trevor Tessier in Ketto-Ryu until 2004. In 2004, Sensei Keith Fallk began his training in Inukshuk Bushido Kai Ju Jitsu under Sensei Rod Heinricks in Edmonton. Keith is a humble committed Jujitsuka student and teacher. It was in 2004 that Sensei Keith met Shihan Lintott, in 2005 he graded for Shodan under Sensei Rod Heinricks and Shihan Lintott.

Sensei Falk left Inukshuk Bushido Kai in 2006 and started training under Kelly Wordan in Natural Spirit International. In 2007 Sensei Falk cross trained in Kick Boxing, BJJ and then joined the Alberta Sheriff's. As a Sheriff Sensei Falk used his Ju Jitsu skills often during his seven years as a Sheriff. In 2014 Sensei moved on from the Sheriff's to help his wife manage their businesses. Sensei Falk also trained in Judo at the Tokugawa Judo Dojo for three years, he won an International Judo Tournament bronze metal. Sensei also started training under Sifu Edward Ng of the Alberta School of Kung Fu in the art of Wing Chun.

In the beginning of 2015 Sensei Keith started training exclusively under Shihan K.D. Lintott. Keith also started training privately for his first Menyko License under the founder Shihan Lintott. It is rare for a Mudansha to train solely with the founder, this takes great discipline. Keith is preparing to test for Nidan in Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu.

Sensei Keith has trained for many years in various disciplines and decided Goshinkan Ju Jitsu was one of the most well-rounded martial arts he has been involved in and returned to his home. Keith is one of many volunteer instructors' at Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu Dojos. Keith teaches under the direction of Shihan Lintott, with a lot of support from all the Yudansha instructors.

  • PPPCT Instructor Level One
  • Persuader Key Holder™ Instructor Level One
  • PPPCT User Level Two
  • Persuader Key Holder™ Instructor
  • Sensei Falk's current rank is recognized by AJJA (Alberta Ju-Jitsu Association);
  • Certified Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu Instructor
  • Holds the rank of Okappiki in Edo Machi-kata Taiho Jutsu
  • Shodan in Can-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu, January 25, 2017
  • Shoden Menkyo Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu, January 25, 2017

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