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Confidence(Sp) is one of the important keys in Aikido in my opinion. For example
we had a older lady, white belt, that was very nervous and was unsure of her moves. She would end up trying to do something and do it wrong. However, we had a fellow that transfered from Judo, a black belt, and was very confident compaired to the rest of us and picked up very quickly.
I am also very nervous about my movements, and I do not like to ask questions, I'm not sure why. So, I end up gathering movements from observation. However, I am learning to ask questions when I am confused.