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Old 02-22-2006, 08:31 AM   #1
Mato-san
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 290
Iceland
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Perfection of waza

I have a concern or, better said an interest in how people approach their aikido in terms of perfection.
My approach to anything I am learning is to perfect, then move on, I have done it in music, what ever I am doing, If I apply this to aikido I have this self disipline that does not allow myself to apply myself totally into new turf until I have concoured the existing turf. Other teachers and learners choose to collect a broad foundation and polish it later.I am a bit of a perfectionist and have conflicts of interest when dealing with my high regarded sensei.
My thread is to ask how you approach their aikido. Some like different learning styles, mine is one of a perfectionist, not to say aquiring solid foundation and polishing later is any worse or different. Just want opinions, a poll. This applys to all areas of learning.

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