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I seem to be developing a major crush on my Iaido instructor! ah well. Although, if you think too hard it could get depressing, it's rather fun to have a bit of unrequited lust happening. Adds a certain delicious tang to a lesson, watching him perform seitei what ever... I'm sure if I put my mind to it I could wrestle him away from his girlfriend but I wont. Least not at this early stage!
*cough* anyway... enough of this inappropriate talk...
There's a seminar at the end of February and hopefully I will be going for my first Iaido Grading at the end of January so we're speeding along in Iaido.
Aikido (for me at least) will remain fairly level as the club is concentrating on getting "Club Uke" his first Dan grade! No bad thing mind you. The more general training I get the better!
I think I have pissed someone off as they go out of their way to avoid practising with me. I think I know why too. I will apologise if I can get her alone but other than that, not sure if I can do anything else about it. I know she got caught in the cross fire caused by the usual explosion of anger (from me) that happens when yet AGAIN I can't do the breakfall over things and injure myself in the process of trying. dammit.
I will have to look up some sort of meditation course, get a grip on Missus Angry Pants and learn to accept and try again rather than judging...constantly. Although I could start to practise Iaido at home once I have the space because it's basically just armed meditation due to the severe lack of Samurai on the average street. Don't tell the lads I said that though.
Mind you it might just be that she's avoiding the inevitable day when Sensei goes, "Right you two, lets start that 1st Kyu training". For the last grading it meant that we got to train with each other and pretty much no-one else for several months straight. Combining the sense of claustrophobia created when you train with one person exclusively for months on end with our incredible knack of winding each other up she probably wants to avoid me for as long as possible!!
Aaaand of course I need to look up the Aikido Bunnies (That's Ki Aikido to you and me (AGAIN don't tell them I said that )) and see what their club is like even though I don't want to miss Devises... Maybe I could just cut it down partially. 3 Mondays out of 4 maybe!