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Old 10-14-2002, 07:10 AM   #18
Mel Barker
Dojo: University of Louisville Aikido Club
Location: Louisville, KY
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 123
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Quote:
Greg Jennings wrote:
"I'm sorry, my ukemi isn't up to training the way you like to train".
Beautiful!

Greg, do you read Miss Manners? Sounds exactly like something she would say. Whenever I try such things on the spot, my snideness shows through. I find it best to be prepared (i.e. practice) these kind of replys till I can say it sweetly.

Castaneda said the four skills needed to deal with people are the ability to be sweet, cunning, patient, and ruthless.
Quote:
Anonymous Coward wrote:
"change, leave, grow or die.

change the system

leave the system

grow to fit the system

let the system kill you".
So true. I'm learning so much.

Best of luck,

Mel Barker

http://aikido.nowright.com
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