Passed my blue belt!

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  1. skribs

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    This weekend I tested for my blue belt and passed!

    I feel like I barely passed. There's a series of 3 moves from the white belt that I still have trouble on bigger people. I struggled on a few of the higher belt ones as well.

    However, I did demonstrate that I know the material, and I demonstrated my ability to improvise when things don't quite go according to plan. A few of my improvisations, my Master seemed impressed by. I think that's what allowed me to pass.

    I'll be taking a break from Hapkido for a few months, so I'm glad I was able to get this test out of the way before that. Otherwise it might not be until next year before I was caught back up and ready to test again.
     
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    Xue Sheng All weight is underside

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    Good work, Skribs.
     
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    VERY NICE, GOOD JOB!
     
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    Congratulations!

    Keep practicing until you can get back in to it, as I know you will.
     
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    Awesome, congrats skribs that's great to hear, well done!
     
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    skribs Senior Master

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    We'll see. I will have increased responsibilities in my Taekwondo school during that time, which is why I'm taking the break.
     
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    Nice work. It'll be interesting to see how those trouble spots are after the break. Sometimes the rust that builds up when we're away from them changes how we look at things that were giving us trouble.
     
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