Professor John Rubiano has been a student of the Martial Arts since 1966. He lives in Rhode Island with his wife, Mary. Prof. Rubiano has three children and six grandchildren. He has been credited with promoting and establishing Jiu-Jitsu in Rhode U.S. and Canada. Professor Rubiano is the only Martial Artist to test and be awarded two Shodai Soke’s by the island area. In an effort to promote the arts, he has participated in many demonstrations and seminars throughout the ISHH Board. Prof. Rubiano has been an active member of many Martial Arts organizations.