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Old 08-10-2011, 10:41 PM   #5
Janet Rosen
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Re: how should i aproach my 4th kyu test?

Ah... knowing that, I might focus from the very start on doing all movement including weapons and rolls slowly enough to key my movements to my own normal inhale/exhale pattern and then continue this through the partnered techniques- if uke comes in fast, control center line and set the slower pace of your breathing. This may also help you relax a bit ...
Oh... and it also helps me to think of the mat as my home and I'm smiling and inviting uke in :-)

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