“Patience, Acceptance & Submission,” by Teh Beng

“Teaching Aikido is learning Aikido… or an aspect of it at the very least. As a profession, teaching is very noble indeed. Not because the teacher becomes respected by his pupils, but the spreading of knowledge ennobles a person. A teacher must understand something to teach it to others. But the transmission of such a knowledge can only be happen once the teach lives to what he teaches.”

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  1. …a worthwhile read. i think sometimes that ukemi waza & nage waza are opposite sides of forming a technique. the technique, in this visualization runs along a line that curves and twists between the two. perhaps another dimension is along the teaching/learning axis…

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