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Sensei Mike Douglas

Michael Douglas Sensei ||| (Sandan 3rd Degree Black Belt) Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu

Joden Menkyo Goshinkan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu; Instructor of Goshinkan Ju-Jitsu

Home Dojo: Goshinkan, Okotoks, AB Canada
Affiliations: Alberta Ju Jitsu Association; Edo Machi-kata Taiho-Jutsu;
United States Ju-Jitsu Federation (USJJF); Canadian Ju-Jitsu Confederation (CJJC).

Sensei Douglas served in the Canadian Airborne Regiment from 1980 to 1987 and Patrol Pathfinder from 1982 - 1987. In 2009, Sensei Douglas began his training in Aikido from 1989 to 1996 and achieved Shodan. Sensei started training in Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu in March 2012. Mike is a humble, committed Jujitsuka.

 Sensei Douglas 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. Sensei Douglas is the Vice President of the Alberta Jiu-Jitsu Association (AJJA).

Sensei Douglas is a Shodan 1st degree black belt in Jishin-Ryu Tai-Jitsu under Hanshi Chris Bissett head of the style and Shihan K.D. Lintott's instructor.

Sensei Douglas has over ten years' experience in Japanese martial arts, he has trained for over six years under Shihan Lintott, and several other Goshinkan Sensei. Sensei Douglas has been committed to taking private lessons from Shihan Lintott every Saturday for over a year achieving hundreds of hours of direct teaching in the art. Michael teaches under the direction of Shihan Lintott. Sensei Michael is in charge of writing and maintaining the requirements for all Mudansha levels and the Yudansha levels of Shodan and Nidan.

In 2018, Sensei Douglas agreed to take on the tasks of training all higher belts and Goshinkan Sensei in history; etiquette; discipline and grading process of the style. Sensei Douglas

Mike is a driven instructor certified to teach all level one Goshinkan program and the Adult, Shogun™ and Little Samurai™ programs. On January 26, 2018, Sensei Douglas passed his Sandan test. Achieved Little Samurai™ & Shogun™ Instructor Program License

  • PPPCT Instructor Level One
  • Achieved Level One of Three Teaching License in Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu style which includes Level One Instructor in the following: PPPCT System; Persuader Key Holder; High-Stress Sparring Drills; Simple Hold Escape System; Basic Self-Defense System; Little Samurai and Shogun.
  • Persuader Key Holder™ Instructor
  • Sensei Douglas's current rank is recognized by AJJA (Alberta Ju-Jitsu Association);
  • Certified Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu Instructor
  • Shoden Menkyo Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu, May 9, 2015
  • Chuden Menkyo Goshinkan-Ryu Ju Jitsu June 24, 2017 
  • Joden Menkyo Full Instructor's license in Goshinkan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu December 8, 2018.

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