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Mike Mittelstadt
04-22-2010, 03:01 PM
I decided to join this Web site to keep up with what's going on in the world of aikido, especially as I can't attend classes much any more due to work commitments (a job with evening hours.)
I belong to a school in Watertown NY that was formerly affiliated with Nihon Goshin but is now independent. I like both the physical and the "off-mat" aspects of aikido, which I've practiced for about 10 years but don't consider myself particularly good at. I'm 53 years old and glad and I can do the falls and rolls, etc. It's all good fun as well as instructive.
Mike Mittelstadt
Watertown, NY

Janet Rosen
04-22-2010, 04:47 PM
Welcome, Mike. I'm 55, have trained 14 yrs, and yeah many days I'm happy to be able to bow in and keep moving....

Mike Mittelstadt
04-22-2010, 06:16 PM
Thanks for that. I try to take one day (and one class) at a time.

Michael Vlug
04-23-2010, 10:36 AM
From one Michael to another; welcome! :D