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Grading yesterday was fun to watch as the one first kyu grading for his shodan did a good showing. He was visibly exhausted though and I was wondering if he could last the grading. His first uke was changed halfway through and he got an even abler uke the second half. I was impressed by how grounded he was and how good his balance was. It's always nice to watch someone take their shodan and show good spirit despite being pushed to their physical endurance limits.