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Old 08-25-2009, 04:37 PM   #73
Janet Rosen
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Re: Sempai/Kohai Relationship in Aikido

Hiroaki Izumi wrote: View Post
A dojo is built on relationships. They are nothing without the people. A building or gym is not a dojo. It is the people and the relationships among them. If you wish to just practice aikido without the sempai/kohai relationship, then all you have is a club, not a dojo.
Thank you, that is so well said.

Janet Rosen
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