Thread: Back to basics?
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Old 04-15-2011, 11:32 PM   #1
Dojo: Aikido Alliance Australia Inc.
Location: Melbourne
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 60
Back to basics?

I strongly believe that the foundation or "secrets" of Aikido lie in the very basics. When I first started Aikido I used to bypass these with speed in my rush and haste to get to the complicated and more senior techniques I so desired. No more. I find my Aikido improves the more I practice and study the basics. I spend most of my time nowadays practicing just that. I find that my Aikido improves every time I do. Basics and proper breathing with meditation do it for me. Why not perfect the basics and see where it takes you? it is a life journey after all, so why the rush? What do you think?
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