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Old 02-24-2005, 06:32 AM   #12
Dojo: Memorial University Aikido Club
Location: St John's, Newfoundland
Join Date: Nov 2004
Posts: 49
Re: Who deems you ready to test?

You took dance? That'll help you out with some of the footwork later on. I found that latin ballroom dancing with my girlfriend helped to get me more aware of what my feet were doing and improved my techniques.

Anyways as I said before, I was really shy before and after practicing Aikido for even a few short months I found my confidence had increased by a vast amount. So now, being put on the spot only really gets me when I have no idea how to begin a technique.
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