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Old 02-20-2007, 11:58 AM   #6
James Davis
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Dojo: Ft. Myers School of Aikido
Location: Ft. Myers, FL.
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Re: Some aikido thoughts

Mary Eastland wrote: View Post

18. Bend you knees.

20. Turn without disturbing uke.

21. A compliment or an insult. Neither matter…I am centered.

28. Every uke is a gift.

31. The sword is in my hands. Move my body.

36. Take nage's energy and enjoy your roll.

38. Feet move big and hands move small.

40. When uke feels difficult, change what you can, You.

41. Teach what you know.

47. Mat awareness even when you are off the mat.
We find ourselves saying things similar to these all the time at my dojo.

Mary Eastland wrote: View Post
See ya on the mat,
That would be cool.

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