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In about 3 months I am going to have to leave my dojo. However, to me it kinda feels like my sisay has kinda already left me. I keep trying to say that it is not just me, but it is becoming more and more apparent it is. He is not mean or unwilling to teach, but dose not expect as much as he used to and dose not seem to care as much what I do. Porhapsit is fase or something like that. I sure there is something I am failing to take into account, but prohas it is a good thing to becaue it will be eassyer when I do leave, I suppose.
That aside, I am not as connected to my dojo as I once was, but I still feel like good place to be. I suppoe it just that I ran into a not connced face , like ever relation ship goes throw that, I suppose. I still feel I am lurning a lot. I like the fact that Aikido or prohas my dojo lends its self to kinda safer place to practice life setions, thow different with much the same lesson. I am defently not sure I like too be tuched or have people come at me unexpectedly, but I lurning that while it is not something I am going seek out , I can know what I need to do when it dose occore. I also lurning that something don't deserver the fear they are given.
For instance, we often are told in my dojo not to give the naga 100% of our power to save 10% for ourselves. When we fear something we are given it 100%, so , my take is that in aikido as well as life that the saying give it your all is worng. You have to save some part of you for you. I not trying to sound selfhshich. Tell me what your guys take is on that?
Another, thing that I am noticing is that to not try is to try. Which is still hard for my vary anylical brin to process. You have to not try to think of what the person is going to do or not do. You kinda have to just let them do it. Even if your Ukaay is trying to exactly what you asked, you still have to take there stylye into account and if your ancepting you cant. You have be in the moment rather then in the future one. Which is so oppseite form everyithing my culture and people have tought to me. In that they tell you trye to intecape what the person is thinking and feeling and act acctdly. Try to figure out whata your adduce would like you say or do, ect. Agin feel free to tell me you comments on this take as well?
Thankyou for reading my lossly strong together blog and wish you all the best.