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Old 01-06-2008, 07:58 AM   #10
Mark Uttech
Dojo: Yoshin-ji Aikido of Marshall
Location: Wisconsin
Join Date: Feb 2004
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Re: Sempai kohai differences

Training with new people, you get a fresh look at your ukemi and your expectations as nage. If you are paying attention, you get the same thing when training with seniors. I think that is why the art of aikido emphasizes training with many people, all different kinds. Hmmm, that makes it a life-long endeavor doesn't it? You only have to make the effort to keep going.

In gassho,

Mark

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