Monthly Archives: July 2012

How? How? How?

There is no ‘how’ in the path to learning Aikido. And yet our minds are caught in the visual aspect of a technique, we see our sensei execute a near flawless technique and in awe, we want to know ‘how’ to … Continue reading

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Confusion

‘Aikido is confusion, life is confusion. In Nature, there is no wrong, it is only the humans that makes right and wrong.’ Harry Sensei

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The Real Fighting

I’ve recently caught some full bouts of UFC on my cable TV and needless to say, Aikido has no place in the Octagon. The way those guys fight, there is no way an Aikidoka can survive in there for one … Continue reading

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the Aikido Elephant

I think what I am about to write is technically transferable as an experience and/or learning. For those who hasn’t heard about ‘The Blind Men and the Elephant’ you can refer to this link, http://www.noogenesis.com/pineapple/blind_men_elephant.html (ps, I am NOT promoting this website. it is … Continue reading

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Little finger

You cannot even control your little finger, you want to control your body? Harry Sensei

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Learning and Mastery

Aikido, is easy to learn, difficult to master.

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Experience and Grade

There was 2 white belts in class last Wednesday. As I’ve never seen them before, and since they are wearing white, my logical brain classified them as ‘beginners’, and  my protocol for handling newbies is to go easy, go slow. Harry sensei later explained … Continue reading

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