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Mirko Bruzzone was born in Albenga on May 27th 1977.
At the age of sixteen he approaches to martial arts together with his friend Master Ugo Cantini, from which he gets some knowledge in Kung – Fu Taiji Quan (Yang style), “108 Forms”. With him he learns the study of breathing, according to Qi Gong techniques.
In 1998 he joins the “Aikikai d’Italia”, as an Aikido student, at Master Francesco Benso’s “Centro Studi Aikido” in Albenga. For this dojo he then ran a course for a group of teenagers as an instructor.
At the same time, he concerns with other styles, such as Wing Chun and Ju Jitsu. During 2001 he practices Jeet Kune Do and Kali, according to standard rules given by the “Seal Program”, in Sanremo, finishing his experience with the attendance of a seminar held by Sifu Mike Faraone, in accordance with Sifu Maurizio Zuppa’s management. After he examines Taiji and Kali’s aspects with him.
In 2002, at “Chris Kent’s International Training Center Italia – Street Combat System Association” in Turin, he graduates instructor in Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, with chief-instructor Matteo Stella; for the same federation he was regional responsible for Ligury. He gave Jeet Kune Do, Kali and Taiji Quan lessons for which he has been recognised CSEN National Instructor. Furthermore he ran self – defence courses for the police.
In 2004 he establishes, jointly with friend Ugo Cantini, the Alia Association, for which he holds the title of Technical Director and President.
Since 2006 he keeps himself up-to-date in Filipino Martial Arts by attending Master Rodelo Ubaldo’s LA.K.A.S. in Mantova.
One year later he becomes one of the founders of FIAMF Mangdirigma – Italia, an italian federation of filipino martial arts directly recognised by OCKEAM (Philippine Council of Kali Eskrima Arnis Masters), and of WASA (World Arnis Sport Alliance), where currently he holds the title of Ligury’s Regional Coordinator.
From 2007 to 2008 he trains in Silat Suffian Bela Diri with Master Maul Mornie.
In addition, since 1998 he practices Shiatsu and on May 7th 2006 he graduates as a Shiatsu massage therapist at “Il Centro” in Genoa.
In 2008 he obtains the CSEN “Operatore Nazionale” degree in Shiatsu.
In the same year he becomes member of the Pencak Silat Mande Muda School established by the Suwandas.
During 2009 he obtains his 1st DAN in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN and european representative of DKI, as well as founder of Zendoryu in London. Together with his degree he’s been nominated as Official Representative for Italy.
On June 27th 2009 he obtains the qualification as LAKAN – Gurò in Arnis Laguna style – LA.K.A.S AR-SI-DO with a 3rd DAN degree given by Senior Master Rodelo Ubaldo and Gurò Carlos Cariquitan.
Thanks to common friendships he meets with Sifu Joaquim Almeria (student and then Instructor in Dan Inosanto Academy) and his point of view and experience immediately creates a perfect sharing of ideas. After his first seminar in 2009 in Italy, he gets the title of Italian Representative and is certified JKD Instructor 1° for Joaquim Almeria’s School (sanctioned by Dan Inosanto).
In 2010 he obtains the 2nd DAN in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman Method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN European Representative of DKI and founder of Zendoryu in London.
Since 2010 he’s registered in the accredited teachers at the inter-regional Police School in Modena as a self – defence instructor.
In 2012 he’s promoted 3rd DAN in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman Method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN European Representative of DKI and founder of Zendoryu in London.
In 2013 he’s promoted 4rd DAN-Master Rank in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman Method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN European Representative of DKI and founder of Zendoryu in London.
In 2013 he obtains the A4 Level in Shooto (Shoot Wrestling) by Sifu Joaquim Almeria.
In 2015 he’s promoted 5th DAN-Master Rank in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman Method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN European Representative of DKI and founder of Zendoryu in London.
In 2018 he obtains the 6th DAN-Master Rank in Ryukyu Kempo Dillman Method by Grand Master Paul Bowman, 9th DAN European Representative of DKI and founder of Zendoryu in London.
In 2018 organizes the first italian seminar with Sifu/Guro Kevin Seaman. He becomes her student and the National Representative.