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Old 11-12-2008, 03:50 PM   #2
Dojo: Charlotte Aikikai Agatsu Dojo
Join Date: Aug 2007
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Re: 100 Things To Tell A New Aikido Student

Daniel James wrote: View Post
As a companion
100 things to tell people working with new students anyone?

8. Teach success through allowing them to finish technique before correcting

9. you break it, you buy it
10. play practical jokes like getting newbie to wear gi pant backward and gi flaps left-then-right and seeing the look on sensei face as he/she address a dead-person with backward pajama pants.
11. talk to your invisible O Sensei while making some head twitching movements
12. every now and then drop to the floor real fast and look scared and make statement "just checking to make sure the floor is still there"

I know I am bad ..... working on aikido
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