Re: 100 Things To Tell A New Aikido Student
86. Leave your ego off the mat.
87. Give your partner a true and spirited attack.
(You cannot help your partner by giving a 'wimpy' attack. Aikido training replicates actual physical conflict. Though it may be slower than full speed, your attack should be both true (strong grab or accurate strike), and spirited (well-centered and delivered with good posture and ki)).