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Old 10-12-2003, 10:53 AM   #3
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Dojo: Inaka Dojo
Location: Land of Lincoln
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 135
I started aikido at 18 in college. At that time, I had little regard for my personal safety, so falling didn't bother me (until I jammed-up my shoulder . . .)

Now I'm older, but still like to take high falls. However, I now keep in mind the necessity of falling correctly since I'm not as young, limber, and quick to heal.

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop
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