My name is Bruno (OK, my name is Brent, but only my mother calls me that. I've gone by Bruno for many years. My teacher just now got used to calling me Bruno. I got the nickname from some russian guys I did Judo with that had trouble saying "Brent" and "Bruno" meant "little brown bear" because I'm a nightmare on the ground).
I've been practicing Aikido for 16 years. I am the perfect shodan! I say that because I've been a Shodan for 12 years now. I seem to have some kind of attitude issues that my teachers just can't get past. I really don't care, I just love doing Aikido and my belt won't get any blacker. Haha! Whatever.
I'll probably get taken into a corner and beaten for saying that, but I don't care, I love beatings too!
I love Aikido because of the fluid movements and the BIG falls! I love ukemi, and I'm good at it !!!! 40 years of Judo is good for something, I guess, If anyone here would like to throw me, please be my guest, I'll buy your plane ticket but only if I can log some air time. I'm trying to get my Pilot's Licence.
I hope to be having some wonderful philosophical discussions here, so I'm going to go to the boards right now to find someone to randori with.
Onegaisumas!!!! Let's go!
I was born in Southeast Asia and grew up there. I started Judo at 6. I started Aikido when I was too old for Judo. But, if we randori, you might catch an uchimata or my famous Tai Otoshi (aiki-style). I got a wicked Tomoe nage, too. I love verbal randori as well, so see you at the forum!