Frank Zinck

Owner, Chief Instructor, Web Master
(902) 223-7104
Frank Zinck – holds a fifth degree black belt and a Menkyo Kaiden Masters ranking in Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu and is the senior instructor of the style as well as owner of Budocentral Martial Arts in Dartmouth Nova Scotia.

Frank also holds a second degree black belt and is the senior instructor of Karate-do Shotokai at the North Woodside Community Centre.

Frank is also ranked in several other styles and systems and has participated in many martial arts seminars.

Frank is the senior instructor and creator/developer of W.A.S.P. (Women’s Awareness Survival Program) a self-defense workshop for women offered throughout metro. He is also a senior NICT instructor and technical advisor as well as the senior instructor and co-creator of TACT (Tactical Awareness and Controlling Techniques).

Frank is also the creator and facilitator of Bully Proof, assertiveness training for elementary school aged kids.

Frank is also the webmaster for Budocentral.com

Johanne Zinck

Tresurer/senior instructor
(902) 223-7104
Johanne Zinck – is a third degree (Sandan) Black Belt and senior youth instructor in Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu and a shodan Black Belt in Karate-do Shotokai. As well she is the secretary/treasurer of Budocentral Martial Arts.

Johanne is a senior instructor and co-creator of W.A.S.P. (Women’s Awareness Survival Program) and dedicated to fighting violence against women and building self-esteem.

Johanne is also an instructor and Black Belt in Karate-do Shotokai and is also a senior youth instructor. She is also a senior instructor for Bully Proof and graduated from the Tactical Awareness & Combat Techniques, is certified in Nerve Impact Control Tactics and has successfully completed workshops on Yawara stick and ground fighting. She is a strong leader and instructor in all of Budocentral programs.

Johanne is also creator of BudoFit, an online place for people to find nutritional and fitness tips, motivation and meet like minded inspiring individuals through her challenges and online presence.

Troy Robertson

Troy Robertson

Fourth Dan - Senior instructpr
Senior adult and youth instructor Troy Robertson – Troy holds a forth degree black belt in Kyushu-Ryu and is a senior instructor at the Dartmouth Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu club. Troy is a senior instructor and technical advisor for RSAD and he’s a graduate of the Tactical Academy of Controlling Techniques and is a senior instructor and technical advisor of Nerve Impact Control Tactics. Troy is a member of the KRJJ Foundation council and is a senior member of the KRJJ Foundation Technical group. Troy is also the co-treasurer for the KRJJ Foundation. Troy is a serious dedicated youth instructor focused toward building the self-esteem of youth both in the dojo and out in every day life.
Ed Adams

Ed Adams

Nidan
Senior adult and youth Instructor Ed Adams – Ed holds a second degree black belt in Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu and holds a first degree black belt in Karate-do Shotokai. Ed’s enthusiasm, guidance, leadership and devotion for the Youth program has helped propel it to the successful level we see today. Ed is also an active instructor in RSAD taught at Mount Saint Vincent University and an instructor of the TACT system. Ed is also a graduate of the Tactical Academy of Controlling Techniques, is certified in Nerve Impact Control Tactics and has successfully completed workshops on Yawara stick and ground fighting.

Shawn Connolly

Shodan - Instructor
Sensei Shawn is a senior youth instructor in Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu.

Mary Beth Lascurain

Youth Instructor
Mary-Beth is a youth Kyushu-Ryu Ju-Jitsu instructor.