Beginners are always clumsy and awkward. This is inevitable and to be expected.
Their self-consciousness is extreme, and must be tempered with repetitious
training, awareness and insight.
The urge to 'fight' is common.
This too must be removed.
The baggage of the 'self' must be unlearned and
Students are taught how to do things in a
manner that encourages
sincerity, harmony and power.
They learn to master self before attempting
to master another.
That is why there are 7 intermediate belts to work through.