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Taking a leave of absence

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I’ve been studying Aikido since October of 2007. After putting in a tremendous amount of time and effort training I was able to get to Shodan (black belt) by...

Airport Zombie

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Friday, January 20th, 2012 at 9AM started the worst traveling experience I’ve ever had.

What is Budo?

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What follows is my essay answering the question “What is Budo?” that was part of my Shodan test in Aikido (1st degree black belt). The question felt a bit va...