myriumMs. Myriam – 1st Degree Black Belt in Kung Fu

President of Crino's Martial Arts
*  Mother of Three.
Student in Kempo Jutsu & Kempo Jiu Jitsu
Former Vice President of the Mount Sinai School District Friends of the Arts
Employed at Macy's 

 

 

 

 

silSensei Sil – 5th Degree Black Belt in Kempo

Started his Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at 41 years old

 

Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu, Kempo Jutsu and is  training in Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu

*  Vice President of Crino's Martial Arts
*  5th Degree Black Belt in Kempo Karate Awarded October      2011, by Grandmaster Feliciano 'Kimo' Ferreira
*  3rd Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kempo Jutsu

*  Member of: Kempo Jutsu Kai International Association
*  Member of: United Federation of Jiu Jitsu
*  1st Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu

*  F.A.S.T. Defense Official Gladiator,  Defense Adult Level 1 Certified Instructor &  Stop Bullies FAST Instructor
Certified Instructor – U.S. Association of Martial Arts
*  Certified KOGA Instructor
*  Certified Instructor – USMA Instructors Academy

* Instructor for USMA
*  Former USMA Tournament Director
*  Former USMA Director for Demo Teams
*  Tournament Competitor in: Self Defense, Weapons & Forms – Multiple 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Finishes
*  Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
*  Covington Who's Who Executive of the Year 2012
*  Honored Member of Biltmore Who's Who

*  Member of Mount Elementary PTA
*  Stunt Coordinater & Stunt Double as a Womens Self Defense Instructor: Vimeo High Maintenance Video Episode: Ruth 2015 

 

johnSensei John – 3rd Degree Black Belt in Kempo Jutsu

 

Student:  Suffolk Community College

 

Started his Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at 5 years old

 

Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu & Kempo Jutsu


*  3rd Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kempo Jutsu
*  Member of: Kempo Jutsu Kai International Association
*  1st Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu
*  Demo Team Coach

*   Instructor for USMA
*  USMA Instructors Academy
*  Former USMA Demo Team Captain

*  Tournament Competitor in: Self Defense, Weapons, Forms & Sparring – Multiple 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Finishes
*  Weapon of Choice:  Nunchucks
*  Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator) 

 

 

djSensei DJ – 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kempo Jutsu

Graduate of N.Y.U. Stern with a B.S. in Business, NYC

CUrrently working as a Supervisor in Digital Marketing. 

Started her Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at 4 years old

 

Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu and Kempo Jutsu


*  2nd Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kempo Jutsu
*  Member of: Kempo Jutsu Kai International Association
*  2nd Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu
*  USMA Instructors Academy
*  Demo Team Coach

*  Instructor for USMA
*  Former USMA Demo Team Member

*  Tournament Competitor in: Self Defense, Weapons, Forms & Sparring – Multiple 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Finishes
*  Weapon of Choice:  Staff
*  Certified in American Red Cross First Aid / CPR & AED  (Automated External Defibrillator)

 

 

siljrSensei Sil – 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kempo Jutsu

Student:  Northeastern Univeristy in Boston

Started his Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at 4 years old

 

Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu, Kempo Jutsu and has started training Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu


*  2nd Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kempo Jutsu
*  Member of: Kempo Jutsu Kai International Association
*  1st Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu

*   Junior Instructor for USMA

*  CMA Instructors Academy

*  Demo Team Coach
*  Former USMA Demo Team Member
*  Tournament Competitor in: Self Defense, Weapons, Forms & Sparring. – Multiple 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Finishes

*  Weapon of Choice:  Nunchucks 

*  Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

 

 

Justin Sensei Justin – 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kempo  Jutsu

 Student:  Suffolk Community College

 Started his Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at  4 years old

 

 Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu, Kempo Jutsu and has started training Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu


 *  2nd Degree Black Belt Hawaiian Kempo Jutsu
 *  Member of: Kempo Jutsu Kai International Association
 *  1st Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu

 *  CMA Instructors Academy

 *  Demo Team Coach
 *  Former USMA Demo Team Member
 *  Junior Instructor for USMA

 *  Weapon of Choice:  Broadsword

 

 

 

peter Sensei Peter – 2nd Degree Black Belt in Kempo Jutsu

Student:  Stony Brook University

Started his Training in Kempo Karate / Jiu Jitsu at 5 years old

 

Continuing to training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu and Kempo Jutsu

 

*  2nd Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu / Kempo Jutsu 

*  1st Degree Black Belt Kempo Jiu Jitsu

*  CMA Instructors Academy

*  Demo Team Coach
*  Former USMA Demo Team Member

*  Weapon of Choice:  Broadsword

 

 

 

 

Matt  Sensei Matt Swinford  – 3rd Degree Black Belt in Danzan  Ryu Jiu Jitsu

  Has been Training in Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu since 1985

 He Continues to train in Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu and is currently training in Kempo Jiu Jitsu and Kempo Jutsu

 

 * 3rd Degree Black Belt Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu in 2008 from the AJJF.  
 * Chief Instructor of Timpanogos Jujitsu Dojo, in Utah from 2003 to  2010, teaching children and adults.
 * Enlisted in the United States Marine Corps after receiving and Honorable  Discharge continued his training in Danzan Ryu with Professor Robert Hodgkin
(Shichidan, 7th Degree Black Belt)
 *  Member of the American Judo and Jujitsu Federation (AJJF), since 1995.

 * 1st Degree Black Belt in Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu from the AJJF in 2000.
 *  Relocated to Long Island from Utah in 2010 and began training at  Crino's Martial
Arts in Kempo / Jiu Jitsu, Kempo Jutsu and FAST Defense, currently working towards his Black Belt.
*  Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator) 

 

 

 

 

Amy  Sensei Amy Swinford  – 1st Degree Black Belt in Danzan Ryu Jiu Jitsu

 

 *  Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED 

    (Automated External Defibrillator) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We believe in building our staff from within our program, so in addition to our team of Senseis, we currently have the following high ranking students in our Instructor Certification Program.

 

Our Sempai Team (Instructors in Training)

 

Instructor College

 

Back Row:  Cristina Costantino, Sarah Friedman, Sam Giordano, Shannon Grady, Ilka St. Denis, Olivia Giordano 

 

Middle Row:  Matt Constantino, Charlotte Grady, Kayla St. Denis, Skylar Johnston, Nick Costantino 

 

Front Row:  Tori Soho, Rachel Rose, Robert Rose 

 

Ilka  & Kayla St. Denis: Certified in American Heart Association First Aid / CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator)