Kyle Griffin

Sensei 3rd Degree Black Belt

Kyle has been training with Shihan K.D. Lintott Kyoshi since January 1998 and received his 3rd-degree black belt from Kyoshi. Prior to Kyle becoming a Black Belt under Shihan he trained at South Western Combat Arts and achieved his yellow belt in Jishin-Ryu Jiu-Jitsu.

Kyle became business partners with Shihan K.D. Lintott in operating Scorpion Fitness and Scorpion Combat Arts Dojo in 1998. Kyle also helped Shihan in developing the GMA Door-One Protection Program in the Calgary Area. Kyle worked in Protective Services with Shihan for many years.


  • Over 20 years experience in Ju-Jitsu
  • Holds Black Belt ranks in three styles of modern Ju-Jitsu
  • Holds Diplomas for the level One & Two Black Belt Teacher Program under Shihan Kevin D. Lintott, Renshi
  • Director of the Alberta Ju-Jitsu Association
  • Self Defense Instructor
  • Persuader Key Holder™ Instructor
  • Sensei Griffin’s current rank is recognized by AJJA (Alberta Ju-Jitsu Association); WJJF (World Ju-Jitsu Federation)
  • Certified Goshinkan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu Instructor
  • Chuden Menkyo Goshinkan-Ryu Ju-Jitsu
  • Women’s, Beginner and Advanced Self Defense Instructor
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics (PPCT) Instructor