Thread: Dojo Etiquette
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Old 02-12-2008, 02:31 PM   #18
Elaine Adams
Dojo: Takehaya Dojo
Location: Rome
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 9
Re: Dojo Etiquette

Plus ca change.......

After 2 excellent sessions I am wondering what I was making a fuss about. I also found myself in the reverse position, biting my tongue at a gaffe someone else made, thus hopefully avoiding "twit" status!

I am concentrating on my aikido, what I need to work on and not what people think of me. Tonight I "got" a technique I had had trouble with for ages. Funny huh?

As my wonderful aikido friend Sylvie once said to me "Be kind to yourself on your aikido journey". I have to adapt. Dinosaurs didn't. Look what happened to them!

Thanks for the great advice and solidarity. I have so much to learn.
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