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Old 10-15-2004, 08:30 AM   #22
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 168
Re: When Can an Instructor Stop Training?

Ian Dodkins wrote:
I think you are wanting to get something off your chest - just come straight out with it!
Nope, just thinking about the state of aikido and hoping to get other people thinking, too. I've just noted this phenomena in the martial arts - not only in aikido.

I'm hoping, too, to be made to think by return posts, which I have found to be the case already as I read what others have written.

It's a sad irony: In U's satori, he forgot every technique he ever knew; since then, generations of doka have spent their whole careers trying to remember.
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