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Old 11-05-2011, 07:47 AM   #99
Mary Eastland
 
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Re: Being overly complacent as Uke

Aikido can't really have a reputation. Anyone who sits around disparaging it probably needs to get busy doing something else.

Learning how to be a good uke is not easy. It really is a dedicated practice. Listen to your instructor and really try to put into motion the ideas your instructor is talking about. Maybe you will learn some things about yourself.

I was taught Aikido is not about fighting...I have to let go of what I think I know all the time. Then I can really learn.

Last edited by Mary Eastland : 11-05-2011 at 07:56 AM.

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