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Old 08-06-2003, 07:56 PM   #24
Dojo: Seigi Dojo
Location: Jakarta
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 247
During my time in aikido, I got more arrogant and then less arrogant. I peaked around 3rd kyu, which is around the time I started to think about how much I didn't know, rather than how much I did.
Unfortunately Justin, what I found is that the higher the rank the more arrogant they are, closed their mind to new ideas and advises. This makes me thinking about what I expect to become as a person in aikido? because I have decided to deepen my learning and knowledge about aikido but don't want ending up like those people.

To Ron, I found the same problem also, but what do you mean by the education level of aikidoka is significantly higher than most other martial arts?
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