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 09:05 PM.