Thread: Tips?
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Old 08-22-2012, 03:46 AM   #17
Dojo: Ellis Schools of Traditional Aikido
Location: Bracknell
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 634
Re: Tips?

In the 1950s Kenshiro Abbe Sensei would say prior to a grading " necessary empty your mind " - in other words, take it all as it comes. If you fill your mind with ideas it will usually go wrong. I still give my staudents today that same sound advice.

Henry Ellis
Co-author `Positive Aikido`
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