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jxa127 06-16-2003 02:53 PM

Summary of a recent test...
 
All,

I'm not sure if anyone is really interested, but I posted a summary of the tests at my dojo this past Saturday:

http://www.aikiweb.com/forums/journa...view#I passed!

Regards,

-Drew

JimAde 06-17-2003 06:50 AM

Congrats
 
Congratulations, Drew. Nothing like testing while sweat pours off you in buckets and makes your hands all slippery :p

I've never heard of testing for two ranks at once. Is this common in your dojo? Why is it done this way? Just curious.

jxa127 06-17-2003 07:23 AM

Hi Jim,

Thanks. I actually lost uke's hand at one point in a technique 'cause of all the sweat.

It's not common to test for two ranks at once, but we hadn't tested for over a year. Partly this was because we had to move our dojo to a new building, and partly because after we moved we got an influx of new students. Waiting just a bit longer made it possible for the new students to test as well.

Regards,

-Drew

Ron Tisdale 06-17-2003 07:38 AM

Congrats Drew! Keep on truckin...

Ron

jxa127 06-18-2003 08:47 AM

Quote:

Ron Tisdale wrote:
Congrats Drew! Keep on truckin...

Ron

Thanks Ron. At this rate, I'm on pace for 8th dan in 140 years! :)

Just kidding.

Anyway, we're going to be posting some pictures from the test on our web site soon. I'll let everyone know when they're up.

Regards,

jxa127 07-01-2003 11:18 AM

Pics from the test...
 
Here are some pictures:



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Regards,

-Drew


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