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Old 05-06-2014, 04:20 PM   #14
RonRagusa
Dojo: Berkshire Hills Aikido
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Re: Why bother keeping Aikido 'pure'?

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Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
I've been wondering of late, why is it that people always assume that other people are getting worked up? Myself, I don't care. I don't train for the purpose of self-defense. I don't think most of us do, but frankly, I don't care why anybody else trains. I train because I want to, and I don't have to satisfy anyone else about the purpose of my training. You'll guess at what that purpose is, and you'll guess wrong, and I don't care about that either. I'm not on the mat to conform to your expectations.
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