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Old 06-24-2005, 10:32 PM   #1
shmcenery
Dojo: Providence RI
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New to Aikido,and even newer to aikidWeb

Hello all

I just wanted to take a minute to say hello.
My name is Shaun, and I have reently finished my second month of Aikido training. I know I've learned a bunch ...but I feel like I know less now than I did two months ago. I hope that is the norm.
Well have fun training, and thanks for all your conversation...it's nice to see such a large community, especailly when your the new guy.

Respectfully
Shaun
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Old 06-25-2005, 07:11 AM   #2
DaveO
Dojo: Great Wave Aikido
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Re: New to Aikido,and even newer to aikidWeb

Hello Shaun! Welcome aboard!

Answers are only easy when they're incomplete.
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Old 06-25-2005, 08:10 AM   #3
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Re: New to Aikido,and even newer to aikidWeb

Hi Shaun,

Welcome to AikiWeb and thank you for your introduction.

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Old 06-26-2005, 05:11 PM   #4
Nick Simpson
Dojo: White Rose Aikido - Durham University
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Re: New to Aikido,and even newer to aikidWeb

Hey Shaun, Its normal to feel like that. Your gonna learn a hell of a lot more if you keep at it. But you'll always feel as if you dont really know much. Happy training!

They're all screaming about the rock n roll, but I would say that it's getting old. - REFUSED.
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Old 06-27-2005, 04:21 PM   #5
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Re: New to Aikido,and even newer to aikidWeb

Going to train at a dojo is like visiting a friend for tea. You shouldn't bring your own tea. You should sample his instead. When you train in a new martial art, you have to "empty your cup at the door", and let Sensei fill it with knowledge you've never tasted before. Good luck in your future training!
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