Be aware that the eyes always follow the active hand in solo practice. This implies that you have to know where you are going in a visual sense. It is not just a question of moving around a circle—sometimes you are working to the centre, sometimes obliquely to the circle itself. It is also true that the eyes must be lively. You should lead the spins and major directional changes with the mind, both eyes, and the head.
Being attentive both visually and mentally is essential. If the performer has presence and is attentive of what he or she is doing when practising a form, then it can be assumed that the form is being approached with some quality in mind and in a traditional manner.
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