Marco Massarotto

Shihan Ozon Karyu & Sensei Marco Massarotto

Surname: Massarotto
Name: Marco

Carrier / Special performance

  • 1993-1997 - starts practicing Karate Shito ryu in children class under Pina Deni Sensei;
  • 2001 – meets Gianpiero Costabile Sensei and starts practicing traditional Japanese martial arts in the Italian federation Shibukan under Franco Iadanza Sensei;
  • 2002 – together with the all dojo he leave Shibukan and enters in Genbukan Ninpo Bugei Federation and Kokusai Jujutsu Renmei under Shihan Shoto Tanemura and continues training in Cosenza at Tairin Dojo;
  • 2002 December- meets Daniele Salerno Sensei, at that time Italy Genbukan Representative and trains with him different times in the next year;
  • 2002-2004 – continue practicing ninpo and traditional jujutsu at Tairin Dojo under Costabile Sensei;
  • 2002 November- meets Shihan Curti Giardina and starts practicing Sankaku Ryu Jujitsu;
  • 2003 May- pass the first level shidoin exam in Sankaku Ryu;
  • 2003-2004 continue practicing Sankaku Ryu participating at different Italy stages and keikoryu;
  • 2003 April- participate at the first Shihan Manaka Unsui Taikai in Reggio Calabria organized by Shibukan Ninpo Bugei Federation;
  • 2004 July- participate at the Shihan Tanaka Fumon Taikai in Naples organized by Sankaku Ryu;
  • 2004 November- meets for the first time Shihan Guy Aerts in Cosenza, European Center Chief of Genbukan Ninpo Bugei Federation and Kokusai Jujutsu Renmei;
  • 2005 – in parallel with traditional martial arts, trains for some months basics of Brasilian Jiu Jitsu with his friend Paolo Barbieri;
  • 2004-2007- meets different times Shihan Aerts at different taikai in Cosenza and in Rome, learning from his deep martial experience and training hard his teachings;
  • 2006 October- pass Shodan Jujutsu exams under Shihan Aerts in Cosenza;
  • 2006 November- meets Shihan Ozon Karyu in Cosenza and starts practicing Ryogen Ryu;
  • 2006-2008 - practice sword at Nanpu Dojo in Cosenza;
  • 2008 March – pass the exams of 3rd and 2nd kyu in Ninbukan Iaikenpo;
  • 2008 August – spend one week in Bucharest at Ninbukan Honbu Dojo following uchideshi course at the end of which pass the exam of 1st kyu in Ninbukan Iaikenpo;
  • 2008 September- leave Genbukan Ninpo Bugei and starts officially, as Italy representative (Shibu Dojo-Cho) of Karyukai International, to lead Karyukai Italia -  Nanpu Dojo in Cosenza opening courses of Iaikenpo (Iaido-Iaijutsu / Kendo-Kenjutsu) and Shinobi Bujutsu (Ninpo-Ninjutsu).