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Old 05-21-2004, 12:44 AM   #4
Paul Sanderson-Cimino
Dojo: Yoshokai; looking into judo
Join Date: Mar 2003
Posts: 424
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Re: Thinking of taking aikido!

I'd like to second my namesake. Consider individual dojo. A good rule, that I often mention and use, is that you should focus on finding a sensei you respect.

My other, probably more illustrious (sorry, Paul!) namesake also has some good writings on tolerance and customs, if you read his writing. It's pretty well-published. ^_-

While dojo matters once again, I feel safe in seconding the opinion that the general aikido consensus is something like this: "Aikido is not a religion. If you have a religion, it can help you get better at it."
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