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Old 03-25-2009, 01:23 PM   #1
Kevin Flanagan
Dojo: ronin
Location: Lakebay, Washington
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 14
60 year old beginner

Hi friends,
I call you all friends. I think that everyone on this winding path is my friend. Even the few that I have met that I don't much like. You are all giving me more than I ever expected, so I can't help but thinking of you this way.

Too sentimental, wait, it gets worse!

I train in aikido to become a better person.
I train in aikido to have a better life.
I train in aikido to make the world around me a better place.

Whenever I hear someone ask whether aikido is effective, this is what I tell them. For my purpose, aikido is the most effective thing I have ever done.
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Old 03-25-2009, 02:34 PM   #2
Nick P.
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Dojo: Sukagawa Aikido Club of Montreal
Location: Montreal
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Re: 60 year old beginner

Well said, and welcome to AikiWeb.

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Old 03-25-2009, 03:23 PM   #3
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Re: 60 year old beginner


I am not an expert
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Old 03-25-2009, 04:16 PM   #4
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Re: 60 year old beginner

Hi Kevin,

Welcome to AikiWeb. It was nice to meet and train with you this past weekend at the Workshop!


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