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Old 03-26-2014, 09:16 AM   #12
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Re: Aikido 3D 2.0 and Donovan Waite

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Szczepan Janczuk wrote: View Post
Well, aikido is not merely an exercise of some kind theoretical analysis, it is in fact a lot of suffering on the tatami.
I agree and disagree. Too much analysis can get in the way really should be done only by your teachers until you reach a certain point.

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Szczepan Janczuk wrote: View Post
You shut down your brain and simply practice again and again....next 20 years...so simple
That definitely does not describe how I train. The balance of how much brain engagement is part of the training, IMO.

Actually, what that describes to me is another, but important, part of training, which is recreating.

With respect to Donovan Waite's DVD, I found it interesting but not useful to my own training or my students training, but we're not in the same lineage and don't approach our training the same way.

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Tarik

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