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Old 05-11-2008, 10:25 PM   #6
Jennifer Yabut
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Dojo: Aikikai of Philadelphia
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Re: Starting an all-women's class

Christopher Li wrote: View Post
I actually read through that whole thread some time ago. One of the reasons why we were discussing having a women-only class was to attract more stay-at-home moms or those who home-school their kids. As I mentioned earlier, it's more like a "intro to Aikido" summer course, and considerably less intense than the regular basic and mixed classes. Not everyone is into the "big throws" or "big ukemi", and some folks may even get turned off by that stuff. Hopefully, some of these new students will choose to stay and continue to train in the other classes.

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