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Old 04-20-2011, 09:13 AM   #46
Walter Martindale
Location: Edmonton, AB
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 782
Re: What to do - Telling sensei their waza isn't good any more

Marc Abrams wrote: View Post
As a teacher, I can think of no greater achievement that developing students that surpass me. Of course, I will give them one hell of a run for their money to try and catch up to me....

marc abrams
Hear, Hear!!
I don't teach Aikido but I do coach. I never made it past "club" and "college" level in either Judo or Rowing, but people whom I've helped learn their rowing basics have far surpassed anything I've done.
Do I live vicariously through them? I hope not. Do I cheer their accomplishments? YOU BET.

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