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Old 11-08-2010, 12:51 AM   #2
Abasan
Dojo: Aiki Shoshinkan, Aiki Kenkyukai
Join Date: Oct 2001
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Re: Learning and Mastering

I think the stage of mastery comes when you actually 'mean' what you do and not just do it 'because'.

Sensei will say the stages are
- Knowing, Understanding, Mastery, Becoming.

I will hazard that there are not many who are the 3rd stage right now.

Draw strength from stillness. Learn to act without acting. And never underestimate a samurai cat.
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