Thread: First Test
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Old 08-17-2002, 03:10 PM   #8
David Worsley
Dojo: Plymouth School of Aikido
Location: Plymouth (UK)
Join Date: Aug 2002
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Well i`m pleased to hear you graded successfully, yes it does get better but the butterflies never go away. As an experienced aikidoka I now get very nervous for my students when they grade. I just hope that they keep their centre and practice as they normally train. I have four students attempting shodan in a couple of weeks.

Its worse for them as i am also on the panel and their severest critic.
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