Off The Mat, But Still Training

Leaving the gym recently, I ran into a former classmate in an Aikido kenshu (advanced study) class. We spent a few minutes catching up, and he asked me if I was still training in Aikido. I’m not taking any classes at the moment, in part because the winter Rec & Ed session was cancelled, and …

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Seven Years, Seven Ways

WHAT AN ODD FEELING. For the first time in over a year, there's nothing on the immediate horizon I'm training for. My Aikido test is over, the bike is put away for the winter, and the Holiday Hustle on Dec. 1 was the last race on my running calendar until February. My final goal for …

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