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Old 12-18-2005, 10:01 PM   #6
ESimmons
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Re: Poll: How helpful is visually examining techniques in learning aikido for you?

I can imagine a blind person learning aikido. For this reason, I technically should have voted "very helpful."

However, I voted "critically helpful." Certainly, if I were running a dojo, I wouldn't waste anyone's time trying to teach a blind man aikido and would consider the ability to see essential to learning aikido at my dojo.

That may seem insensitive to some, but to me it's realistic. If I were to go blind today, I would stop training.

Last edited by ESimmons : 12-18-2005 at 10:05 PM.
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