Emidio Lezza was born on the 29th of July 1961 in Carpi (Modena) – Italy.
He started the practice of Aikido in 1977, at sixteen years old.
From 1977 to 1985 he studied with many of the most famous Japanese and European Aikido teachers worldwide.
He met the Masters M. Saito and T. Tomita for the first time in 1985, and in 1986 he decided to follow the teachings of Tomita Sensei.
In 1987, after having taught in several cities, Parma, Modena, Bologna, Ravenna, Trento and Florence, he decided to open his own dojo and founded the Aikido Club Sassuolo.
In 1988 he went to Sweden, in order to study directly in Tomita Sensei's dojo, and he became the first Italian student who studied in Stockholm under the personal direction of Tomita Sensei.
He currently holds seminars and participates in demonstrations and events in several countries: Italy, France, Portugal, England, Russia, Bulgaria, Sweden, Canada.
He is 6th Dan and Shihandai of Takemusu Aiki Tomita Academy.