Aiki Meme: Do The Right Thing, Even When No One Is Watching. It’s Called Integrity.


Sadly lacking in aikido sometimes.   Aikido is not aikido without integrity.  Technical expertise sometimes sees those with poor character promoted over those with integrity.  It’s a bad outcome for aikido, and the students who suffer that teaching.

Aiki Article: How To Make Ego Your Bitch

How to Make Your Ego Your Bitch

Interesting article. Genuine humility is important to self-improvement which is the underlying aim of doing the aikido the founder espoused. Aikido should be about being truly humble, not about learning to fake it.