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Old 08-09-2006, 12:39 PM   #115
DonMagee
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Re: aikido and competition

Thinking about this further. The greatest gains in skill have always come from me losing in competition. I learn the most about where I need to focus attention by getting beaten by a person who wants to win, vs a sparing match where my partner might be toning it down to keep the match interesting.

- Don
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