Hello Aikido Addicts,
this is my first post here. Now let introduce myself.
I am from Hungary and my name is Szilárd (English: Constantine). I know this is hard to read, and say in English, therefore I use one of nicknames of Constantine.
And now some words about my aikido experience.
I have started practicing aikido in 1993. After 6 years I have get my 1st dan at Fujita Masatake shihan.
Since autumn 1999, I've been teaching aikido with the kind support of the Hungarian Aikido Foundation.
Being born virgo, I've always had good analytical and logic skills which I also use and demonstrate when practicing and teaching aikido. I always try to explain the essence of aikido and its techniques in a way understandable to my students. The way aikido techniques work. I don't use mystification, misleading explanations. I don't speak in terms of magical justifications of techniques, that are not easily understandable by the western mind, to hide the lack of my technical skills and knowledge. If I can't explain something I admit it, but I always do my best to find and give explanations that make sense.
I know that here are several aikidokas with higher knowledge, I would like to share only my expertise and experiences with the members of aikiweb too.
I wish everybody a joyfull and successfull practicing.