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Old 08-27-2008, 08:23 AM   #1
Mary Eastland
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Dojo: Berkshire Hills Aikido
Join Date: Aug 2002
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Is Aikido "Hard"?

I was reading on another board where an aikidoka stated that long term commitment to aikido is hard.

I would describe it as interesting...maybe challenging...but hard?
For me that provides a slightly negative connatation.

Aikido requires patience and humilty and courage. It seems like a wild adventure without ever having to go look for it. People travel to mountain tops to find what I have found in Aikido....

Any thoughts?
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