• repiso

Assistant to Matador’s Sword-Handler

Born in Córdoba on 28 April 1971. Son and grandson of a line of sword-handlers, named ‘Repiso’, a tradition begun by his grandfather Paco, passed down to his father Rafael, and continued by him. He began as assistant sword-handler in 1989 and worked with José Maria Manzanares father, Ortega Cano, Víctor Méndez and Fernando Lozano. In 1992 he began working under the orders of Finito de Córdoba until 2006, when he went to work with José María Manzanares.