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Old 06-01-2005, 11:07 AM   #49
rob_liberti
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Re: A Word of Concern to all Aikidoka...

That was an awesome post, Ted!

I think we learn things on all levels, but are mainly aware of the levels we tend to trust the most. So, I'm sure that Tohei sensei learned on the body skill level, but felt he made the most break-through type progress on the phychological level and so focused on teaching that way. This kind of thing happens all of the time in all sorts of ways. I think that's pretty much the lesson I'm getting from aikido these days - is that it's about building trust in all sorts of things both internal and external.

Rob

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