Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the
world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to
over 16,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a
wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history,
humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.
If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced
features available, you will need to register first. Registration is
absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!
Too many things on the brain there... I nearly forgot my password.
My brain is a big spicy soup right now. Too many things swilling round.
I have survived my second Iaido lesson, despite there being too many live blades being swung round in such a small space and in such a chaotic fashion. I'm impressed there aren't more be-headings.
One thing my Aikido has already bought to Iaido is the concept of ettiquette (can't spell!). I automatically thank my instructors for every piece of advice given. The Iaido instructor was obviously not used to it and kept taking the mick, "you aikidoists are so polite, I could get used to this"
I think my Roy would be proud!
One thing I do need to do is officially announce my taking up Iaido. At least two of my instructors know that I've started practicing but I want them to know for certain that it's as an extension of my martial arts experience not a replacement for Aikido...
coo. I'm normally quite good at the comedy stuff over at livejournal but over here I'm all serious and worthy, oh dear. If only I had the intellectual depth to back it up eh?!
Am considering getting a Bushido Tattoo. I've never seriously considered a tat before; too much pain for what? A picture that I will undoubtedly becoome bored of within a month.
Now though, Bushido is really starting to mean something to me and a bit of pain and a permanent symbol of it might make me pay more attention to life in general... What do you reckon? (She says, like people actually read this!!)
Well off to climbing tonight, then back on the mat tomorrow.
Some things to think about.
Oh and DAMN, the younger of my two primary Iaido instructors is hot. That cute and that good? Shouldn't be legal, seriously...
Hormonal to the end!