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Old 09-23-2008, 09:40 PM   #12
Mark Uttech
Dojo: Yoshin-ji Aikido of Marshall
Location: Wisconsin
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,224
Re: Why do you operate a dojo?

Onegaishimasu. I have operated a dojo for 16 years. Roughly 50% of those years the dojo paid for itself. The other 50% I call 'paying my dues' to take on a mission; to teach aikido and empower people and why? Because operating the dojo is my response to the overwhelming problems of society and the world. Does it work? I like to think it does.

In gassho,


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