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合気道 Black Belt Essay by Aayush Shanmugam

December 15, 2015 @ 8:37 pm
by Flo Li
合気道 Black Belt Essay By: Aayush Shanmugam (Age 12) For getting a black belt one of the requirements is to write an essay and give a speech based on a question that sensei gave us. The questions that  were given  to me were “What is the spirit of Aiki - Why do we need to be humble - and How can you stay humble after earning your black belt?” The first part of my essay topic is “What is the spirit of Aiki?” Keeping in mind that aikido means “the way of harmony with the forces of nature,” To me, [...]