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Old 01-17-2013, 03:37 PM   #4
ChrisHein
 
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Re: Perhaps the tide is changing.

It is true, people like to get things fast. People also like to feel comfortable fast. I think both of these things are aided by teaching a less formal type of martial arts.

I really love Aikido, it's given me a lot in my life. I want to give that back to other people. How I can best give this to them is my real question. Perhaps more non-traditional classes are the way to go. And yet, there is something I feel I gained from the more ceremonial aspects of Aikido training, something I don't want to lose.

Understanding how to do this is my current goal.

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