Head Coach Kendo and Jodo

Luigi RIGOLIO 6th Dan Kendo 5th Dan Jodo

Kendo and Jodo training lessons are coached by Luigi Rigolio (Kendo 6th Dan - Jodo 5th Dan), one of the first Chairmen of Confederazione Italiana Kendo (Italian Kendo Confederation).

He started Kend practice over 25 years ago and has been a constant member in the Italian national team, from 1992 to 1996. He practiced for several years also Karate and Kyudo, the traditional Japanese archery.

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Iaido and Jodo Instructor

Valerio Sonvilla 3rd Dan Iaido 4th Dan Jodo

Iaido training lessons are coached by Valerio Sonvilla (3rd Dan iaido, 4th Dan Jodo).

He began, in 1975, to practice Judo, Aikido and Karate; more recently he started to work on ancient Japanese weapons practiticng Katori Shinto Ryu, Jodo and Iaido.

Some results of this activity are several placements in Italian Iaido Championships (2008 and 2009) plus a third place in the European Jodo Championship (2006). From 2010 to 2012 he was in the Jodo national Technical Commission.

Kendo Instructor

Luca Colombo 6th Dan Kendo 2nd Dan Jodo

Kendo Instructor

Daniele Sacco 4th Dan Kendo

Kendo Instructor

Michel Calvino 4th Dan Kendo

Kendo Instructor

Corrado Parigi - 4th Dan Kendo

Kendo Instructor

Claudio Di Pasqua 3rd Dan Kendo


Club Chairman

Arnaldo Borsa 1st Dan Kendo and 2nd Dan Jodo


Team Manager Kendo

Elisa Sanna 3rd Dan Kendo


Club Treasurer

Fabrizio Vecchio 1st Dan Kendo


Club Equipment

Marco Tonegato 4th Dan Iaido 3rd Dan Kendo


Club Secretary

Fausto Fortunato 2nd Dan Kendo - 2nd Dan Jodo

Promotion Coordinator

Chiara Beretta 3rd Dan Kendo