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    A month ago we were told we would (five of us) be testing for 3d Brown today and tomorrow.

    They lied.
    We did it all tonight! 2 hours worth of hard / fast / and furious.
    So, now I am a Third Brown Belt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Don View Post
    A month ago we were told we would (five of us) be testing for 3d Brown today and tomorrow.

    They lied.
    We did it all tonight! 2 hours worth of hard / fast / and furious.
    So, now I am a Third Brown Belt.
    way to go you are almost to the beginning, again
    " Resolve to be tender with the young,compassionate with the aged,sympathetic with the striving,tolerant with the weak and wrong..... Because sometime in your life you will have been all of these"

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    Congratulations
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    Glad to see the new avatar!!
    "Fall seven times, stand up eight." Japanese proverb

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    Congratulations!!! That must have been an intense test! You should feel very proud, what a great accomplishment

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    Good job on the test! nice of them to surprise you like that, helps keep you on your toes I guess!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Don View Post
    A month ago we were told we would (five of us) be testing for 3d Brown today and tomorrow.

    They lied.
    We did it all tonight! 2½ hours worth of hard / fast / and furious.
    So, now I am a Third Brown Belt.
    Well done, and welcome to Kenpo. I have actually tested and promoted someone to 2nd brown with no notice at all.
    Remember every time you get on the mat you are being tested.
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    Congratulations!

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    Wow, just like that... that's great, congratz!
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    Congratulations! That is quite an accomplishment!

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    Awesome! Great job!
    Be careful what you say, some may take it the wrong way.

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    Congratulations! Outstanding!
    "It is sobering to reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence." Charles A. Beard

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    Way to go! All your hard work paid off...Congratulations.
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    Congratulations, good job!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MARSHALLS KENPO View Post
    Well done, and welcome to Kenpo. I have actually tested and promoted someone to 2nd brown with no notice at all.
    Remember every time you get on the mat you are being tested.
    Sneaky!

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    * Time will either Promote you or Expose You!
    * There are two ways of spreading the light.... 1]. to be the candle or 2]. the mirror that reflects it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Don View Post
    A month ago we were told we would (five of us) be testing for 3d Brown today and tomorrow.

    They lied.
    We did it all tonight! 2 hours worth of hard / fast / and furious.
    So, now I am a Third Brown Belt.
    LOL, now for the famous 4 letter word............... NEXT !

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    * Why is there always time to do it over, when there is never time to do it right?
    * K
    -knowledge E-enriches N-nice P-people O-only
    * All I ask for is ... Measurable Progress in Reasonable Time .....
    * Time will either Promote you or Expose You!
    * There are two ways of spreading the light.... 1]. to be the candle or 2]. the mirror that reflects it!
    * It's not what you take with you when you go....... but rather what you leave behind!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Big Don View Post
    A month ago we were told we would (five of us) be testing for 3d Brown today and tomorrow.

    They lied.
    We did it all tonight! 2 hours worth of hard / fast / and furious.
    So, now I am a Third Brown Belt.
    That is GREAT!!!!!

    What did you Learn from the test??
    I know for myself, the tests have always been some of the BEST lessons!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brother John View Post
    That is GREAT!!!!!

    What did you Learn from the test??
    I know for myself, the tests have always been some of the BEST lessons!!!

    Your Brother
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    Great Question John
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheGoldenOne View Post
    Sneaky!

    Sneaky, but effective. It really changed the perception of my students.
    Mr. Billings didn't know until after the test that he was tested. I just said show me what you have starting with yellow belt. Should of seen the look on his face. Priceless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MARSHALLS KENPO View Post
    Sneaky, but effective. It really changed the perception of my students.
    Mr. Billings didn't know until after the test that he was tested. I just said show me what you have starting with yellow belt. Should of seen the look on his face. Priceless.
    Been there .... done that ... several times. I vary my testing notices from actually telling them a date to possible date then test before during a "pre-test" to not saying anything at all and "SURPRISE"..... LOL .... testing to me, is the finest privilege the instructor has to say ... "good job" keep up the good work.

    * Why is there always time to do it over, when there is never time to do it right?
    * K
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    * All I ask for is ... Measurable Progress in Reasonable Time .....
    * Time will either Promote you or Expose You!
    * There are two ways of spreading the light.... 1]. to be the candle or 2]. the mirror that reflects it!
    * It's not what you take with you when you go....... but rather what you leave behind!


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