Re: Is Aikido "Hard"?
Onegaishimasu. Aikido can be hard if you try to make a living doing and teaching it. Paying rent on a dojo that remains 75% empty after 16 years in the same location is hard enough to drive me nuts! But I continue because the challenge is part of the picture. That said, I have not dared to try making a living with it; my day job and what I like to call "my sheer recklessness" keeps the dojo open.