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You know, I really don't know where I'm going with this Aikido thing. I'm approaching dan grade with total indifference. Well, that's not entirely true; this assistant instructor thing is frankly annoying.
It's so much hassel and that would be fine if I could see some kind of point to it but the fact is that on good night we have three people on the mat including myself. This will change and everything but even so it's looking at being £170 and lots of time on top of the couple of hundred that summer school will cost.
I hate summer school; I'm not one of these people who really enjoy camping out and doing not much but Aikido for a week, frankly that sounds like a nightmare, which is why I don't go. Three days out in the wilderness living off rat packs and purifying my own water while yomping all over the place, sure.
Four days stuck in one place with nothing to do but train, bearing in mind that I get bored of Aikido after about two hours, nah.
I suppose I don't see much point in it all at the moment. I don't see where I'm going with this. It seems like lots of pointless demands are being made on me or I'm being pushed in directions that I don't really want to go and it's kinda expensive when you're a dirt poor student.