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Old 02-24-2012, 11:30 AM   #41
Dojo: Aiki Kurabu
Location: Elizabethtown, PA
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Re: Kiichi Hogen and the Secret of Aikido

Victor Williams wrote: View Post
I think natural aptitude can only account for a miniscule amount of progress compared to perseverance. Some of the people I've met that think they have a natural aptitude to understand aiki, do'nt seem to have the perseverance to do the work to really get there. But then, I might think that as I'm one of those lacking the natural aptitude.
Personally, I think that attitude is more important than aptitude in any endeavor, but with all other things considered equal, better aptitude will give someone an edge.

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