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Old 11-13-2008, 06:30 PM   #7
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Re: Things to Tell Someone Working with a New Student

17) Let them (the new student) determine the speed of practice
17b ...except when they want to go too fast.
18. Exaggerate your movements, and don't try to look cool.
19. A good way to head off talking and questions is a terse "later.."
20. Smile at them a lot - because that's what kind of martial art we do (okay, later it becomes a shit-eating grin as we throw our friends across the room, but the smile's understood by then!)

I am not an expert
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