Master John Lombardo
Master Lombardo is the owner and director of Bushi Ban Seymour in Connecticut. He is a 5th Dan Black Belt in the Bushi Ban Martial Arts System. John also has earned a Brown Belt in Isshin-Ryu Karate and Shotokan Karate, a Brown Belt in Ninpo Taijitsu (Bujikan Dojo), and a Green Belt in Yamanni-Ryu Kobudo. He is an instructor with the United States Chanbarra Association and an MMA Level One Coach with Burn with Kearns and a Level One Judo Instructor under Master Jimmy Pedro. Master Lombardi began studying Martial Arts at the age of 12 and has spent 18 years training in the Bushi Ban System.
His awards include Bushi Ban International: Black Belt of the Year in 2012; Master title in 2022. Masters Hall of Fame: Outstanding Contribution Inductee in 2012. American Martial Arts Alliance (AMAA): Legends Award in 2019; Ambassador Award in 2020, Alumni Inductee in 2021 & 2022.
Master Lombardo is a veteran of the United states Airforce, having achieved the rank of Senior Airman (E4). He was on active duty from 1984-1988.
Master Lombardo attended Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) as well as New York University (NYU) School of Continuing Education.
Master is originally from Bayside, New York and currently resides in Seymour, Connecticut.