Archive - 2012

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Ki Aikido Students Fall Asleep On The Mat!
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Ki Aikido Does Not Breed Serious Martial Artists!
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What to do when it doesn’t work!

Ki Aikido Students Fall Asleep On The Mat!

Last night in seniors class, we practised sleeping! Yes, you read that right. SLEEPING. How can you practise sleeping? Isn’t it something that just happens? Well, hopefully it does, but most people have plenty of experience with disturbed sleep and even insomnia. Anyone who has ever gone a day or two without it knows that[…]

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Ki Aikido Does Not Breed Serious Martial Artists!

A quality probably unique to Ki Aikido dojos (I didn’t observe it in dojos when practising Karate, Wing Chun and even other styles of Aikido. -ed) is that there is a lot of laughter & smiling on the mat. This comes out naturally when one is relaxed and calm and natural. We study Plus Ki[…]

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What to do when it doesn’t work!

If you ever run into a problem with a technique and cannot make it work, return to the 5 Principles of Ki Aikido; for sure, you will not be doing one or more of them. If you still can’t work it out, use Principle 6: Ask progressively higher level Senseis ’til you get an answer!

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