Member Profile


Shihan Gaetano Pisano is a highly esteemed martial arts master and coach with a passion for the sport that has spanned over four decades. Born on May 15th, 1960 in Sicily, Italy, Shihan Pisano began his journey in the martial arts world in 1973 and has been an active participant in the sport ever since.

Shihan Pisano's expertise in both kata and kumite has earned him multiple regional titles, and his skills as an athlete have been showcased in numerous national and international championships. He has also made a significant impact as a coach, having led the regional kata team to a 2nd place finish in the Italian championship for regions in 2003 and a 5th place finish in the European championship for regions that same year.

Shihan Pisano's talent and experience have been recognized with a rank of 7th Dan and a teacher qualification since 2009. He is also a qualified national competition official and practices both Shotokan and Shito Ryu styles. In 2021 and 2022, he further solidified his reputation as a top-tier martial artist with 2nd place finishes in the Italian and European championships.

With a wealth of knowledge, experience, and a commitment to excellence, Shihan Gaetano Pisano is a highly sought-after mentor and coach in the martial arts community.