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Old 09-17-2010, 09:46 AM   #41
Basia Halliop
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Re: Testing before minimums???

I expect training time is probably there in part as a guideline to instructors to give them a sense of what degree of mastery and experience is required at different levels (just listing techniques is clearly not enough) and to discourage instructors from sending as many unprepared students who know a lot of techniques but all badly.

Yeah, higher and stricter and more consistent testing standards and more failures could accomplish the same thing over time, but training time is at least a start.

Last edited by Basia Halliop : 09-17-2010 at 09:50 AM.
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