Hello. I thought I'd start the day with perhaps a bit of controversial subject for some.
During the roughly 6 months I've trained Aikido I've noticed that there is a reluctance amongst my teachers, or lack of will, to seriously teach the beginners and veterans the names of the techniques. After 6 months I still don't know the names of even the most basic of techniques eventhough I've done the technique(s) a hundred times allready.
There doesn't seem to be any kind of easily-available literature the teachers are willing to recommend, and we haven't had any theoretical sessions with this subject either.
The reason I have a problem with this arrangement, or lack of, is caus I personally functon alot better when I have all the facts, even if they are considered "less important" by others.
Does anyone else agree on this or disagree? I'd like a second opinion from outside my club.