Forestieri Sensei at competition in Osaka with Saruta Soke.
Salvatore Forestieri Chief Instructor and Founder of Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo of Chicago and Ryu Sei Kenjutsu of Illinois.
Ryu Sei Kenjutsu Yondan 4th dan
Aikikai Aikido Sandan 3rd Dan
Honorary recognition certificate from Mitsuhiro Saruta Soke.
Dai Nippon Butokukai Aikido 2nd Dan
Traditional Korean Hapkido 4th Dan
Chon-Tu-Kwon Hapkido 2nd Dan
Shaolin Kempo Karate-do Ikkyo
Salvatore Forestieri Sensei has assisted Steven Seagal Shihan’s security team in Eastern Europe during the filming of “After the Dark”.
Salvatore Forestieri Sensei has trained in Kenjutsu in Osaka with Japanese Action Star Hiroyoki Sanada who starred in the “The Last Samurai”.
Forestieri Sensei has practiced other arts without ranking such as Muso Shinden Ryu Iaido, Kendo and Boxing. Forestieri Sensei is a direct Aikido student of Steven Seagal Shihan, and a direct Kenjutsu student of Mutsuhiro Saruta Soke of Osaka Japan.
Peter John Fuller
Peter Fuller is an Assistant Instructor and has been training in Aikido at Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo for 7 years. Peter holds the rank of Shodan (1st Dan )through the Aikikai.
Jorge Lopez is an Assistant Instructor and has been training in Aikido at Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo for 7 years. Jorge trained in Aikido a couple of years prior to joining Tenshin Shinjitsu Dojo. Jorge holds the rank of Shodan (1st Dan )through the Aikikai.
Andrew Wichman Shodan 1 Degree Black Belt in Ryu Sei Kenjutsu achieved in Osaka Japan direct from Saruta Soke. Andrew has been training for years and enjoys teaching and assisting others in class.
Shannon Kranig Ikkyu in Ryu Sei Kenjutsu. Shannon has been training for years and enjoys teaching and assisting others in class as well..
Aikido Black Belt Instructors at Tenshin Shinjutsu Dojo of Chicago are ranked through the Aikikai Foundation to ensure quality, and a certain level of standards a black belt must achieve, outside from their instructors recognition.
Kenjutsu Black Belt Instructors are all ranked through the International Batto-do Association Osaka Japan from Sword Master Soke Saruta.
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