I passed my Gold Sash Test!!

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I just started at the beginning of the month and I am now a gold sash!! Not bad for just two weeks of training! Sifu said that I had crisp and strong form when I doing my material! Go me! :boing1:
 

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Go you indeed, masherdon! :)

Congratulations on your rapid progress in your art!
 

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CONGRATULATIONS! That first promo in a new art is the sweetest. Good on ya'. :highfive:
 

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I just started at the beginning of the month and I am now a gold sash!! Not bad for just two weeks of training! Sifu said that I had crisp and strong form when I doing my material! Go me! :boing1:
congratulations man. what's the gold sash anyway?

i used to get excited about promotion but now the more i go up the more i realize i dont know anything and that there are more and more people who can kick the living poop out of my buttocks
 
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congratulations man. what's the gold sash anyway?

It is the equivalent to a yellow belt.

Now, I am just lacking a few items for Orange sash. I need to learn 6 sets of what we call 3-Directionals. Once that is done, I will be ready for orange.

Hmm, is this normal for someone who has a black belt in another ranking to move this fast in a new system?
 

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It is the equivalent to a yellow belt.

Now, I am just lacking a few items for Orange sash. I need to learn 6 sets of what we call 3-Directionals. Once that is done, I will be ready for orange.

Hmm, is this normal for someone who has a black belt in another ranking to move this fast in a new system?

dont rush. the trick is not to only know them but the trick to chinese martial arts is excessive repetition which will lead to perfection. Your 3-directionals should result in better everything else, so do not rush too much. take your time.
as for your question i guess you can either be bored with people of lower level, or you can move up quickly. People who are bored with people of lower levels tend to learn more/better. you get to touch hands with inexperienced stiff people which will teach you more sensetivity and will, in turn, improve your mantis
 
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dont rush. the trick is not to only know them but the trick to chinese martial arts is excessive repetition which will lead to perfection. Your 3-directionals should result in better everything else, so do not rush too much. take your time.

Not really rushing. Most of the material I have from my previous arts. All of the self defense techniques were very similar to kenpo and kajukenbo. The only thing new are the 3-directionals and I have 2 months from now to learn the six sets. I learned the first two yesterday and they were not that hard. Just having my hands cranked to shape the mantis hook really felt weird. I always want to do a crane's beak instead. Oh well, thanks for your input.
 
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