Re: serious student
someone who has made a commitment to learn and study the art,
sweeps aside all excuses to not practice and finds time and reason to practice,
puts heart mind and spirit and body in the art
and manages to balance everything else to a healthy and positive life,
practices the art in a "positive, joyful but also constructive manner"
knows that it takes time and a lot of practice to appreciate and discover aikido and its principles