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Bushi Ban Martial Arts | Seymour, Connecticut

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  • 277 Bank Street,
    Seymour, Connecticut 06483
  • 203-732-8900
  • info@bushibanct.com

Seymour

Kids Martial Arts in Seymour

Hours of operation

Monday – Friday 3pm – 8pm

Saturday 10am – 1pm

Direction

Located on RT 67, in Klarides Village Shopping Plaza

Parking:

Ample parking

About our Seymour Location

Bushi Ban Seymour was founded in 2001 by Senior Master Hassan Saiyid and Sensei Kimberly Hartman. From the very beginning Bushi Ban Seymour set out to provide individuals with the training to build superior fitness, focus, and confidence to become solid well rounded citizens. Over the years Bushi Ban Seymour has graduated over 185 students to Black Belt. Bushi Ban Seymour students have not only excelled in the Martial Arts but they have also achieved great successes in sports, academics and performing arts. Bushi Ban Seymour is a strong, solid, and respected member of the local community. Sensei John Lombardo took over as the Director for Bushi Ban Seymour in 2018 and continues to provide best in class training to all.

Team Members – Bushi Ban Seymour & Bushi Ban Southbury

Sensei John Lombardo
Sensei Lombardo is the owner and director of Bushi Ban Seymour and Southbury 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, MMA Level One Coach with Burn with Kearns and a Level One Judo Instructor under Master Jimmy Pedro. Sensei Lombardo began studying Martial Arts at the age of 12 and has spent 16 years in the Bushi Ban System.

His awards include Bushi Ban 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) – Hall of Honors Inductee, Ambassador Award in 2020; American Martial Arts Alliance (AMAA) – Martial Arts Masters & Pioneers, Who’s Who Member in 2019 and 2020.

John is a veteran of the United States Air Force, having achieved the rank of Senior Airman (E4). He was on active duty from 1984-1988 as a Telecommunications Systems Operator.

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.

Master Wojciech Wasilewski
Master Wasilewski is the Head Instructor of Bushi Ban Seymour and Southbury Connecticut. He is a 5th Dan Black Belt in the Bushi Ban Martial Arts System and is ranked as Kyokushinkai in Kyokushin Karate. Wojciech began studying Martial Arts at the age of 12 and has spent 17 years with Bushi Ban. He was inducted into the Asia Pacific Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

Master resides in Seymour, Connecticut with his family.

Vincent Lombardo
Vincent Lombardo is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in the Bushi Ban Martial Arts System and is the Senior Instructor at Bushi Ban Southbury Connecticut. He also holds a Blue Belt in Yamanni Ryu Kobudo and is a 3rd Stripe Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He holds a Level One Judo Instructor Certification under Master Jimmy Pedro. Vincent began studying the Martial Arts at the age of 5 and has spent 16 years in the Bushi Ban System. He attended Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (SCSU) majoring in Exercise Sciences. He was the recipient of the Bushi Ban Connecticut 9 Principles Award in 2015.

He currently resides in his hometown of Seymour, Connecticut.

Jarod Teixeira
Jarod is a 2nd Dan Black Belt in the Bushi Ban Martial Arts System and is the Senior Instructor at Bushi Ban Seymour Connecticut. He is also ranked as a Green Belt in Yamanni Ryu Kobudo as well as 3rd Stripe White Belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. HE holds a Level One Judo Instructor Certification under Master Jimmy Pedro. Jarod began studying Martial Arts at the age of 4 and has spent 16 years in the Bushi Ban System. He attends Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (SCSU) with a major in Business Marketing. He was a recipient of the Bushi Ban Connecticut Nine Principles Award in 2015.

He currently resides in his hometown of Seymour, Connecticut.

Jessica Mandell
Jessica is a 1st Dan Black Belt in the Bushi Ban Martial Arts System and is an Instructor at Bushi Ban Seymour and Southbury Connecticut. She is the Senior Instructor and Director of the Dragon/Warrior program. Jessica began studying Martial Arts at the age of 11 and has spent 17 years in the Bushi Ban System. She attended Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (SCSU) and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health. She attended Sacred Heart University and graduated with an Associates Degree in Nursing. She currently attends University of Texas - Arlington pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing. She is a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) in the state of Connecticut.

She currently resides in her hometown of Seymour, Connecticut.


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