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Old 03-25-2009, 12:07 PM   #7
Walter Martindale
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Re: Suggestions for assisting instructors?

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Mike Braxton wrote: View Post
Practice, practice, practice. Then practice some more. Teaching the art is just like learning the art. The more practice, the better you get. I'm in the same boat.
True, with a caveat.. Practice makes permanent. Practicing errors makes a person really good at making the errors. Practicing good fundamentals cuts down on errors and makes practice more productive.
"Here's what I think sensei does" or "Here's why I think your movement is failing, and if you change it this way (woops) see how much more easily you throw me"
as another has said - try to avoid "don't"
Walter
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