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Old 07-01-2010, 10:54 PM   #25
Dojo: Brisbane Aikido Republic
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 298
Re: Larger/stronger opponent

Maggie Schill wrote: View Post
Frankly sometimes you need to play to people's ego. If he wants to feel like he's not weak, reassure him that he isn't in the way you handle your training. He might let up on you without having to feel like he needs to prove something
"Dear Mr Ox I wonder if you can help me, I am struggling with learning xxx technique, can you give me just 80% (or 50%) effort so I can learn the proper movement "

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