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Alister Gillies's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 12-03-2009 10:19 AM
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In General No Shortcuts - no end! Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #1 New 12-22-2009 08:36 PM
I began practicing Aikido in 1982 in Glasgow. My interest in Aikido came directly from my interest and practice of meditation - Soto Zen. I had studied and practiced Zazen for many years, attended Sesshins, and went on retreats. But I wasn't entirely satisfied. There was something missing.

When I first encountered Aikido it was if a light had been switched on. In a strange way I could understand exactly what was happening on the mat. It was many years later, however, before I could even begin to reproduce anything like those graceful and effortless movements - I'm still learning!
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#1 12-24-2009 08:36 PM
Ryan Seznee Says:
Well said
 




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