Thread: grading on tues
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Old 05-23-2005, 08:15 AM   #5
Nick Simpson
Dojo: White Rose Aikido - Durham University
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Re: grading on tues

Hi Vikki,

Im sure you'll do fine

Rest and relaxing cant do any harm, have a hot bath the night before, get a good nights sleep, eat a light meal before the grading and give it a couple of hours to digest. Do a good warm up and listen to what your body is telling you. Most importantly, have a good positive attitude.

Get up and have fun. Look like your enjoying your aikido but also as if nothing bothers you. Remember, the panel is wanting to see you make a mistake so they can see how you deal with it. Just switch to another technique and keep going if something goes wrong.

Tell us how it goes!

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