Essay On Aikido
By Jon Beyer

If anything, Aikido has changed my outlook on myself and life. I believe through the teachings of Caulfield Sensei in Aikido techniques, I have applied them to the game of life. Aikido has shown me to face myself, to find out who I am, and not to be afraid to know who I am.

Working from that point, I strive to perfect myself in Aikido techniques, which in turn helps build my spirit. Aikido has taught me to become more balanced and to be more at one with things. From this I am better prepared with everyday situations by working around the problem for a solution, such as an Aikido waza.

Knowing there are many different paths to choose from in life, I am glad I have found the one for me. Enjoying it and looking forward to find out where it will take me.