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Creation Date: 02-09-2010 12:06 AM
Phil Ingram
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  #4 New 05-05-2010 06:36 PM
Hey Everyone

On the 4th of May I graded for my 6th kyu
It as taken me a few days to go over things in my mind, to be fair it was pretty hard and the only reason it was hard was because I over think things, so my sensei told me not to worry as this is normal but to be fair I thought I blew it.

I know I can do all those techniques but for what ever reason I did not do them as well as I could so this as lit a real fire in me, I am currently sitting on 50 hours and 5th kyu is just around the corner I am going to train even harder and not let my basics get sloppy.

Next time a new more focused person will be grading I do not want to get sloppy or relaxed I want to improve on my basics to get my aikido stronger

In the grand scheme of things I had a little mile stone I know from experience that the first grading is always the hardest, you would think by now I would be used to it but I am not

My whole club helped me prepare my grading not 1 person did not help in some way Aikido for me is like a home I never knew I had with long lost brothers and sisters there to help guide you.

I am so happy I found an awesome club and all you guys here on aikiweb

Best wishes from a newly minted 6 kyu

Phil
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RSS Feed 3 Responses to "Newly Minted 6th kyu"
#3 05-06-2010 11:13 PM
ninjaqutie Says:
Congrats! It seems most people dread testing. Some do worse on tests, some do better on tests and others aren't bothered by it at all. Your view may change. I have a blog entry that has an essay written by my sensei about testing and why its important.
#2 05-05-2010 09:44 PM
Shadowfax Says:
congrats! Just keep training.The rest will sort itself out. I'm just getting ready to take my 5th kyu and I feel much more prepared than I did my 6th. I'm actually kind of looking forward to it.
#1 05-05-2010 09:07 PM
Linda Eskin Says:
Congratulations!!! I love your post. I felt that same "raised by a whole village" thing, with everyone teaching and guiding. It's a pretty amazing experience. Great attitude. Have fun on this next leg of the journey! Linda
 




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