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Old 04-09-2009, 02:46 PM   #17
Lan Powers
Dojo: Aikido of Midland, Midland TX
Location: Midland Tx
Join Date: Oct 2002
Posts: 660
Re: Asking to Postpone Shodan Test?

I have heard it said that you will *usually* be at your worst on an actual grading, but the Shihan will have seen enough of your abilities beforehand to more accurately evaluate your skill.

Think of it more as an opportunity to make a demo of.....YOU

Have fun, try to relax.........breathe
Lan (best of luck)

Play nice, practice hard, but remember, this is a MARTIAL art!
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