6th Dan Aikido
Jon Marshall Sensei’s career in Aikido began in 1985 at the age of 10, under the guidance of Joe Thambu Shihan at Aikido Shudokan in Melbourne. In 1990, he tested and received his first dan at the age of 15 and in 1994 he tested and received his second dan from Mori Michiharu Shihan. In 1996, Jon Marshall Sensei moved to Japan to further his study of Aikido at the Yoshinkan Aikido Hombu (HQ) in Tokyo, Japan.
5th Dan AIkido
Elio Sanciolo Sensei began his aikido training in January 1994 at the Aikido Shudokan, in Melbourne. In 1995, he tested and achieved his first dan and in 1999; he tested for his second dan by Terada Kiyoyuki Hanshi. In 2003, he tested and was awarded his third dan by Inoue Kyoichi Kancho and in 2008; he tested and was promoted to the level of fourth dan by Shioda Yasuhisa Sensei.