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I've been invovled with the Martial Arts since Mid July 2004. I started with BJJ. I took that for about a month. That's all it took to get my elbow hyper-extended. Which made me quit BJJ.
Before I quit BJJ I had taken a class or 2 in Aikido and Daitoryu Aikijujitsu (Damn that's a mouthfull). I've been taking both since. Although I have recently come to the decision to stop taking Daitoryu. I tested in Daitoryu a few weeks ago and went to class on Sunday to find out if I had passed. I did. I also got a clear physical reminder of why I am quiting that class. I now have a sore ankle, shoulder, and a bruised rib. So I made rank, and I'm done with Daitoryu. Thank god for Aikido.
I'm testing today in Aikido. It's test number 2 or 3. I was surprised with a test on Saturday, then when I had passed I was asked if I'd like to test with Roseberry Shihan today. Of course I went with testing with Shihan. I'll always take an opportunity to train with Roseberry Shihan. Oh well, off to continue hydrating in preperation for the test!