Rod Yabut wrote:
While sharing seminar experiences, I remember a fellow aikidoka telling me that he went to a seminar once where a group from one dojo just practiced amongst themselves.
That happens here too. Everybody else tends to look on these people as being pretty sad, if they're too scared to train with anyone outside their own clique
For me the second best part of attending a seminar is getting the opportunity to train and interact with new training partners. (The best part is getting to train under different sensei