Welcome to AikiWeb Aikido Information
AikiWeb: The Source for Aikido Information
AikiWeb's principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

Sections
home
aikido articles
columns

Discussions
forums
aikiblogs

Databases
dojo search
seminars
image gallery
supplies
links directory

Reviews
book reviews
video reviews
dvd reviews
equip. reviews

News
submit
archive

Miscellaneous
newsletter
rss feeds
polls
about

Follow us on



Home > AikiWeb Aikido Forums
Go Back   AikiWeb Aikido Forums > General

Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to over 22,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced features available, you will need to register first. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-06-2002, 10:16 PM   #1
Crunch44
Dojo: Aiki Budo Centre
Location: London Ontario, Canada
Join Date: Apr 2002
Posts: 5
Offline
Question A Question of Etiquette

An opportunity has presented itself which would allow me to live, work and train it Japan for an extended period of time. The move itself will not be for 5-6 months, so it gives me time for a little preparation. I was wondering if anyone could recommend any good books on Japanese etiquette (or language, for that matter)?

Thanks

Chris
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2002, 10:31 PM   #2
PeterR
 
PeterR's Avatar
Dojo: Shodokan Honbu (Osaka)
Location: Himeji, Japan
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,033
Japan
Offline
Lot's of different language books available, also lessons on line.

Etiquette? Hmmm. Same rules for travelling anywhere. Say please and thank-you, be nice to little old ladies and don't force your opinion on everyone you meet.

Your Canadian - you were born polite - no worries. The only great differences between Canada and Japan in common everyday life is that in Canada we pour our own beer, here everyone makes sure their friends glass is never empty.

So where will you go and what will you do?

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
  Reply With Quote

Please visit our sponsor:

Aikido DVDs and Video Downloads - by George Ledyard Sensei & other great teachers from AikidoDVDS.Com



Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
My answer to a very good question: Charlie General 1 08-02-2005 07:10 AM
Question on etiquette AikiSean! General 6 02-26-2005 05:31 PM
Etiquette question from a newbie Sue Trinidad Training 19 05-21-2004 09:29 AM
Etiquette question rachmass General 20 09-13-2002 05:36 AM
Article: Thoughts on Bugei Studies by Karl Friday AikiWeb System Training 28 04-27-2002 05:21 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:19 AM.



vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2014 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
----------
Copyright 1997-2014 AikiWeb and its Authors, All Rights Reserved.
----------
For questions and comments about this website:
Send E-mail
plainlaid-picaresque outchasing-protistan explicantia-altarage seaford-stellionate