I have been studying Aikido for about 5 years and for every test that I have taken nearly all of the study time has been outside of class. I personally like this approach and I think there is a lot to be learned by getting together on your own time with other students. I just wish I had more time to do it.....although I will probably need to hire a divorce attorney if I increase my training time
So I am just curious to know if most dojos expect students to spend time outside of class to prepare for testing. I am not looking for a right or wrong answer....just wanting to hear everyone's thought on the subject.