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Old 10-28-2002, 04:51 AM   #2
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Dojo: University of Ulster, Coleriane
Location: Northern Ireland
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My most frustrating experience was when a dan grade tried to explain to me why Yamada sensei was 'doing it all wrong' during a course, and kept correcting me for doing the same - I was dumbfounded.

Through aikido I've investigated chinese philosophies, and do now believe that existence is one whole and individuality is a dillusion. I believe this has made me less judgemental, less frightened of situations, less hateful and less likely to have my ego bruised.


---understanding aikido is understanding the training method---
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