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Old 07-10-2003, 09:01 PM   #11
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Dojo: Shinkikan Aikikai Aikido of Corpus Christi
Location: Corpus Christi, Texas
Join Date: Aug 2002
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You'll become proficient in using Aikido for self-defense purposes in... about 10 years.
*tenkans* Oops, your punch missed. Excuse me while I dodge some more.

(No, I'm not so green as to believe that dodges will get you through everything...just making a point.)

Anyway...

Louis, I believe what's been said should suffice...but let me add that while that was probably the biggest motivation of mine, it wasn't the only one. Others included learning (anything...learning=good), satisfying a curosity I had had for several years, athletic activity, and learning.

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
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