Re: How to Make Sure Your Kids Suck at Aikido
You can remove the word "Aikido" from your suggestions and substitute "soccer", "baseball", "math", "music", "acting" or a myriad of other things, and they all sound the same... overbearing. IMHO, you can't get out your blacksmith's hammer and pound a kid into something. They'll resent and rebel. You have to let them enjoy the experience and be supportive, not manipulative. A set of ethics that a child grows into and can take personal pride in is much better than a set that's "painted on". Just sayin'...