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Old 08-02-2006, 06:43 AM   #8
CNYMike
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Re: Top Ten Reasons you STAY with Aikido

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Jeanne Shepard wrote:
Because I'm 50 now and if I stopped, I'd never get moving again!

Jeanne
Because at 41, this is the time of my life to get into it and hope to develop an appreciable amount of knowledge and skill. If I dropped it for another 15-20 years, it might be possible to pick it up in my 60s.

Because 25 years from now, I want to look back at 25 years of doing Aikido. (My Kali instructor woould want to congratulate me, too, although he will probably keep his hands behind his back.)

Because I feel good after practice.

Because it doesn't wipe me out as much as it did two years ago.

.... but most of all ....

Because I'm an Aikido addict!
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