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KRANE Ratings Inc. | 93 Cogliandro Drive Acton, ME. 04001

​​Tony Cogliandro- President, Tel: (207) 477-2748, Fax: (207) 477-2641, Email: COGLI@MYFAIRPOINT.NET

Don Rodrigues- Vice President, Tel: (401) 737-2809, Fax: (401) 737-2809, Email: DRKA111@AOL.COM

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Administraion

Grandmaster Tony Cogliandro

KRANE President

Grandmaster Tony Cogliandro has been in the martial arts for over 45 years and currently holds the rank of 10th Degree Black Belt In American Kenpo. Mr. Cogliandro is regarded as one of the most respected and experienced practitioners of American Kenpo. He serves as KRANE Ratings President and is present at all KRANE events as an event coordinator. 

  • 10TH DEGREE BLACK BELT 

  • FIRST GENERATION STUDENT OF GRANDMASTER EDMUND PARKER

  • ONE OF TWO COACHES OF THE MOHEGAN SUN NATIONAL KARATE TEAM

  • KRANE HALL OF FAME, OCEAN STATE GRAND NATIONALS HALL OF FAME

  • Constitution State Nationals Hall of Fame

  • PIONEERED AMERICAN (PARKER) KENPO INTO THE NORTHEAST UNITED STATES

  • FIRST AMERICAN TO DEMONSTRATE AND TEACH AMERICAN KENPO IN CENTRAL AMERICA

  • FOUNDED AMERICAN KENPO INTERNATIONAL WITH OVER 60 SCHOOLS WORLDWIDE

  • PROMOTER OF THE BOSTON INTERNATIONALS 1982 –1999

  • First American to teach karate in the country of Honduras in 1997

  • Chairman of the North Shore MDA Kickathon program, raising over $10,000

  • Worldwide Kenpo Karate Assoc. Executive Board Member and Co-Founder, 1991

  • National Black Belt League Northeast Commissioner, 1991

  • Promoter of the Maine International Karate Championships (Sanford, ME), 2002-current

  • International Kenpo Karate Assoc. New England Regional Director in charge of 50 Schools, 1983-1991

  • Founder of Tony Cogliandro’s Kenpo Karate Studio Chain - Acton, Maine, Massachusetts (Saugus, Revere, Chelsea, Danvers, Beverly, Lynn, Tewksbury, Wilmington)

  • Nominated as Kenpo Instructor of the Year by Inside Kung-fu Magazine, 1983

  • Editor/Publisher of Karate in New England, 1981/82

  • Publisher, Krane Ratings International Magazine

  • Professional Karate League National Advisory Committee, 1988-1990

  • Professional Kickboxing Manager and Trainer

  • North American Karate Conference-New England Representative, 1986/87

  • Connecticut Martial Arts Federation Member

  • Martial Arts Tournament Coordinator

    • United States - Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida (Disney World), Michigan, California, Puerto Rico. 

    • Countries of Canada, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Cayman Islands, Venezuela.

  • Worldwide Martial Instructor with students all over the United States, Ireland, Canada, Venezuela, Guatemala, Italy, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, Columbia, Argentina, Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman.

Grandmaster Don Rodrigues

KRANE Vice-President

Grandmaster Don Rodrigues has been involved in the martial arts for over 50 years and holds the rank of 10th Degree Black Belt in American Kenpo. In addition to running his own martial arts school alongside his wife, the famous World Champion Christine Banon-Rodrigues, Mr. Rodrigues is perhaps best known as the head coach of "Team Paul-Mitchell," arguably the best sport karate team in the world. He serves as KRANE Ratings Vice-President and is on site at KRANE events as an event coordinator.

  • President of WAKO USA from 1990 - 2015

  • President / Co-Owner - Don Rodrigues Karate Academy LTD., with over 300 students presently training

  • President Board of Directors America Kenpo International

  • Promoter / Director - Ocean State Grand Nationals (22 years running), one of the top ten tournaments in North America

  • Vice President / Co - Owner - KRANE Ratings Inc. New England's premier sport Karate Rating service

  • Co - Publisher of KRANE Ratings International Magazine

  • Co - Promoter - 9th WAKO World Championships at Atlantic City, NJ (November 1993)

  • Promotional Director - The World Cup of Martial Arts at Foxwoods Casino Ledyard, Ct. (March, 1995)

  • Co - Promoter - Several Nationally televised Kickboxing events (1987 - 2001)

  • Head Coach - Trained over 50 competitors to over 100 World Titles (1985 - 2001)

  • 2002 - Inducted into Action Martial Arts Hall of Fame as "Family of The Year"

  • 2001 - Promoted to 8th Degree Black Belt by International Board of Directors for American Kenpo International

  • 2001 - Inducted into Black Belt Magazine Hall of Fame as "Coach of the Year"

  • 2001 - Received Martial Artist of the Year award at the P.U.M.A 7th annual Awards Banquet

  • 2001 - Received the Legion of Honor award from the Educational Funding Company

  • 2001 - Coached Team Paul Mitchell to International Team Championship at the Battle of the Titans by beating previously unbeaten team Hyarshi of Groupe

  • 2000 - Coached Team Paul Mitchell to International Team Championship at the Grand Prix of Martial Arts in Germany

  • 1999 - Featured in Inside Kung Fu Magazine as one of the Great 100 people that made an impact in the 20th Century. (Dec, issue 1999)

  • 1999 - Appeared on ESPN/2 in an interview at the US Open in Florida

  • 1999 - Featured in on Point Sport Karate Magazine

  • 1999 - Received the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt from Grand Master George Pesare

  • 1999 - Received the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt from American Kenpo International Board of Directors and awarded by Professor Tony Cogliandro

  • 1998 - Publisher of  "Finding the Funds" marketing package

  • 1998 - Appeared on ESPN/2 in an interview at the US Open in Florida

  • 1998 - Coached the US Sanshou Kickboxing Team in Bejing, China October 7th - 12th

  • Featured in Black Belt Magazine on " Finding the Funds to Compete"

  • 1997 - KRANE Ratings International "Coach of the Year"

  • 1997 - Featured on the cover of KRANE Ratings International Magazine

  • 1996 - KRANE Ratings "Hall of Fame" Inductee

  • 1996 - Metro Nationals "Pioneer Awards"

  • 1996 - RI  " Black Belt Hall of Fame" at the Northern RI Karate Championships

  • 1996 - Featured on the first edtion of Action Martial Arts Training Card Series

  • 1995 - Inside Kung Fu Hall of Fame "Coach of the Year"

  • 1994 - Nick Cerio's International Martial Arts Association (NCIMAA) Hall of Fame "Man of the Year"

  • 1993 - National Appreciation Award presented by St. Jude's Champion for Charity Foundation

  • 1993 - Educational Funding Company Hall of Fame "Legion of Honor" Award

  • 1991 - National Black Belt League (NBL) Hall of Fame voted Team Paul Mitchell as "Team of the Year"

  • 1990 - National Black Belt League (NBL) Hall of Fame "Team of the Year"

  • 1990 - Bluegrass National's "Humanitarian Award"

  • 1989 - Professional Karate League Hall of Fame "Promotor of the Year"

  • 1989 - North American Sport Karate Association (NASKA) Hall of Fame "Man of the Year"

  • 1989 - National "Man of the Year" New York Nationals

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