Sensei John Lombardo
Sensei Lombardo is the owner and director of Bushi Ban Seymour in Connecticut. He is a 4th 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. Sensei Lombardi began studying Martial Arts at the age of 12 and has spent 15 years in the Bushi Ban System.
His awards include Black Belt of the Year in 2012; Masters Hall of Fame – Outstanding Contribution Inductee in 2012; Bushi Ban International, Sensei in 2015; American Martial Arts Alliance (AMAA) – Hall of Honors Inductee, Legends Award in 2019; American Martial Arts Alliance (AMAA) – Martial Arts Masters & Pioneers, Who’s Who Member in 2019.
John is a veteran of the United states Airforce, having achieved the rank of Senior Airman (E4). He was on active duty from 1984-1988.
John attended Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) as well as New York University (NYU) School of Continuing Education.
Sensei is originally from Bayside, New York and currently resides in Seymour, Connecticut.