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02-07-2006, 07:14 PM
I've become interested in Aikido again after slightly more than 15 years. Family, busyness, life. I'm pretty excited. I hope to get to my first workout this Friday. I've been stretching out my wrists and just discovered taht the internet is a fabulous place for aikido learning. When I studied the last time information was harder to find.
See you on the mat sometime.
Paul Murray, Storrs
02-07-2006, 10:40 PM
Welcome Paul and happy training.
Welcome to AikiWeb.
02-07-2006, 11:02 PM
One of my teachers took a 20-year break to have kids. He said that he was pleasantly surprised by how much he remembered, though occasionally unpleasantly surprised that a 50-year-old body wasn't happy to do what he remembered doing at 30. He made shodan last year, and has a remarkable ability to get back on his feet faster than anyone in the dojo--doing freestyle with him is like being attacked by a jack-in-the-box. So welcome back--you've got lots of fun to look forward to!
02-08-2006, 10:07 PM
...though occasionally unpleasantly surprised that a 50-year-old body wasn't happy to do what he remembered doing at 30.Hey! I resemble that remark! :hypno:
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