The Instructors

Elio Sanciolo Kyioshi
5th Dan
 Hani Isac Kyioshi
5th Dan

Elio Sanciolo Sensei and Hani Isac Sensei both started their

Aikido training in early 1994 under Joe Thamu Sensei (7th Dan)

and Head of the Aikido Shudokan Organisation- Australia’s

premier Aikido School.


Throughout their combined 40 years of training and teaching in Aikido

both Elio and Hani have had the rare opportunity to be graded and

accredited by some of the highest ranked Japanese Yoshinkan

aikido teachers in the world including: Terada Kiyoyuki Hanshi, Inoue

Kyoichi Kancho, Shioda Yashuhisa Sensei and Joe Thambu Shihan.

Both Elio Sanciolo Sensei ad Hani Isac Sensei have been have a

wealth of teaching experience having been senior instructors with

Aikido Shudokan for well over a decade and have headed their own

dojos in Monee Ponds and the CBD.


Elio Sanciolo Sensei has also been a secondary teacher for 30 years

and currently works at Xavier College ( Senior Campus) in Kew,

Victoria where he works as an Arts Teacher and Aikido coach.