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Old 02-19-2010, 10:29 PM   #7
Garth Jones
Dojo: Allegheny Aikido
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Join Date: Mar 2008
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Re: Expereince of Getting Black Belt?

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Lynn Seiser wrote: View Post
Before you test and pass, train.
After you test and pass, train.
The training is more important than the rank.
(But well worth the time and effort.)
Yes, exactly.

To go along wi this - lately I've been reminding myself (and telling my students) that the reward for doing a technique well is that you get to do it again. The penalty for doing a technique badly is that you get to do it again.
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