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Old 05-31-2004, 09:53 PM   #1
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Self Image During Training

All this talk about personal warrior code got me to thinking along slightly more general lines.

What self image do you have during training.

Do you see yourself as Stupendous Man (ala Calvin and Hobbes) or the recipient of Takuan's teachings in the Unfettered Mind (specifically The Mysterious Record of Immovable Wisdom). Is it hard ass-ed warrior training or just someone who likes training the Aikido techniques. Street fighter or purveyor of peace and harmony.

Now I realize that it might be a combination of several and not necessarily one of the above - but if you had to say in ten words or less what it was - could you?

I like training in Aikido techniques.

PS I am referring to the state of mind during the actual training.

Last edited by PeterR : 05-31-2004 at 09:55 PM.

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