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Old 01-16-2014, 03:04 PM   #2
Janet Rosen
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Re: How can Aikido teach you discipline if you love it?

I wouldn't worry about it.
The discipline part has to do with sticking it out when you are on a plateau, feel like you are training and training and not making progress (which is a wall most of us hit after a few years and every few years thereafter but you might escape that - NONE of this is 100% universal!) has to do with regardless of the joy one finds in training, finding that button being pushed or that sore spot (metaphorically) being poked, whether by a training partner or sensei or whatever, and having the discipline to work through whatever it is in yourself that makes that thing be a button or sore spot....

Janet Rosen
"peace will enter when hate is gone"--percy mayfield
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