Do You Really Need Tajweed to Level-Up Your Quran Reading and Recitation

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Here's the thing like this is the you pup right? This is not the official promos. Right. Right. Right. So so let's just make this as casual as possible. Absolutely. Is there any like direct story that what triggered this course specifically? Like why? On just like as a live stream and absolutely, and November run night or whatever, because part of that part of me is feeling like it's a combination of recent Tony Robbins events. Absolutely. And the effect that that has on people's attendance and

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coupled with the fact that you Was that your first Tony Robbins event they attended. So yes, so to answer the short and short November 20, or November 10, or 20th, of 2020, I took up W and I personally took it here in the studio and had four cameras for myself on me and I recorded while the seminar was going on, I spoke to the camera, and I spoke to life. I said we some this is your Tajweed seminar. And I will I personally wanted to divorce myself from a weekend seminar that I taught around the world or a Quran revolution, extension or even a QR see, and even what Quran night was like, let's go and try to recreate that experience. This was completely different in that I

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wanted to bring the unleash your recitation, Unleash the Power Within. I wanted to give Muslims the opportunity to be able to do that in a weekend seminar. So not a grand revolutionary production. Not a QR see. But it was the UPW It was a moment where he asked you to make a decision. Who are you okay? And I think in that moment, I said, and so to get to a story to maybe you can ask and it'll uncover, but the hudge of 2019 I was the Quran teacher, the Dragon Warrior. I was the Quran teacher for the whole world. Oh, Allah accept me helped me to become who I am. And UPW was, now if I can tell the longer story, I had been listening to Tony Robbins for almost 10 years record. So that's

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not your first Tony Robbins experience. That is my first live experience. Live experience, but not content experience. No, not content. Okay. So I I would like to say below if that was the first thing I did, and I was a 20 something. No, I'm sorry, it would have been a lot of hype. And I wouldn't have the executables but as a CEO of managing multiple companies and teaching and striving. It really did it. It put things in Super perspective and gave me the chance to take control of decisions. So that's where unleashing your recitation came from between Quran night and what you taught with Bina now I've attended the painter class a couple of times. I did not attend Quran

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nights just helped produce the promos also. So Ron night, you could say is a microcosm of seminar. The seminars while taught on the weekend? Were Friday, three hours promo all day, Saturday, all day Sunday, or on night was a Green Party. That's the bay never Yes, that was a very new version. Quran night was a snippet one hour intro or spirituality? One hour introduction of Tajweed rules one hour recitation. So and it didn't it didn't succeed. I mean, both of us know that it didn't take full shape. It was a good, it just didn't catch on. Maybe Malaysia and Australia weren't a place to debut them. I mean, I don't know like what just the impression I've always had with the Quran night that

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it wasn't promoted. No, like, like every I think part of it is because that on one hand, they wanted to use Quran might as a means of introducing with Sam and Quran revolution may be too to people who may not have heard of it. Yeah, within the culture and student body of a Muslim, but not that, hey, we are going to teach Quran as a product, live on site? No. Right? Like, I don't think it was promoted. Or given that kind of attention. We were which is ironic, because the content that we produce for that on the YouTube channel is amongst the most watched on the channel. If I could point out we were it was if you go back to the year it was grown revolutions lowest year in term. We made

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some mistakes that year. Because so with Quran made in response to the low numbers, or was the low nun numbers, coincidental? No, it was that it was another cherry on top of all the things that was going on. We took a big gamble and said, Let's go global. Let's take it out. I don't think Ron Knight was promoted and then all of the things that go with that. That was the same year we tried to do the whole like multiple versions of the sales video with the

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I like profiles of like, level one, guy. Two, three in the level two, one, Lady two and three. We did case studies, we did all those case studies and I think it was revisited it would be great but Quran even when you say Quran night I feel deflated. I'm like, no, no, no, no, it's not like Koran night. It's because below we put our personally I and I left my family too. But getting to Australia and getting to Malaysia is it's hard enough to go to Dallas, oh, I can only imagine going

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and then you get there and jetlag is upside down and, and then it's a completely different culture. So going out and trying to smash with the content. People just spent their half the time with their eyes open like, oh my god, he speaks and people were like his teeth are enormous. Like people couldn't they were like, This is amazing. But I felt like an alien. I felt like an alien they were and in Malaysia, they're like, so big. Is it fair to say that it was received like a concert and not as a transformative experience.

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I wish but the numbers did not reflect a concert. It they were smaller groups of people who came out. And there's this famous moment in the UK during that tour, where this lady in it was a great class I said was there and she got up and she goes, You're too good. Too fast.

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It was just you're too good too fast. And Assa like exploded laughing because it was American style fast jokes. We did like changing voices. Every time that I that's the thing I was thinking I just think about, like, the whole thing is designed for an American speaking audience. And suddenly foreign knights promoted in a non American context. And I think part of it is because a lot of the stuff that's promoted that does well, from a nerdy perspective, does well in a foreign setting. Malaysia, UK, Australia. But like the stuff that works in the US, I feel like is not necessarily global. Unless it's shifting the perspective and personal identity of an individual. Then the then

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the global Muslim population is like, Yo, I want some of that. Exactly. So that was it. We don't belong. They weren't ready to, or they weren't, they were ready to take notes. They all came with it. Oh, we're gonna write. I was like, no reader. They thought, okay, they thought was gonna be a nerd experience. There you go. And they adhere. And I kept, yeah. And I kept saying it to them. I was like, does it look like I'm gonna make you write, I was like, I can't even spell my name. Like we had a lot of, we had a lot of fun with it. But at the end, everyone came, oh, we wish we could take this again. Or they, they they came around to it. But by that time, I was moving from the UK.

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So I think you just explained to me just in that moment, right there. Everybody's so used to taking notes sitting down and being docile, but you're like coming in there with a completely different brand experience that the people are used to. And I think that's why now that we're doing this under the Quran revolution banner, where people know Yo, this is like, there's no notetaking here. Right? Throw your hands up in the air, like you just don't care situation. Yes. Right. And so.

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Okay, so, okay, so having, how do you encapsulate, um, I don't want to include that, like, okay, that brand misalignment, so to speak, like, I think that's good. That's good for me to understand. Okay. But what I want to kind of get to is any kind of like story that encapsulates, I don't know, what do you do you have a pandemic experience that could kind of like really resonate, that leads into you doing this as a live stream setup? Because you got to understand, I want to, I want to come at it from a perspective of like, what have you done, you've done the live on site experience, you've done the Quran revolution, online curriculum, semester, big setup.

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And this is obviously filling a void of sorts, maybe and or maybe not a void, but it's open, there's an opportunity here, we just need to flip the perspective. So the idea and the question I think would be more appropriate to address is what is the student experiencing at the same time, right in relation to maybe a better question is what has the pandemic done to the student who wants to learn Quran? Maybe, I think if you can share with us

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the perspective and the story of a student what most likely happened when the pandemic hit, okay?

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I mean, it's anecdotal. Yes, it's hard to it's hard to say statistically but have more muscle if have been.

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More muscle

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I have been gathering dust than not than they did then they were pre pandemic.

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I'm trying to find a word Can I try it? Let me try this one.

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At least pre pandemic, you went to a Quran gathering, you came to the masjid, you had your you had someone in a class or your little sister who's into Dean came home and said, Oh, look Little Big Brother, look at this ayah in the Quran, there's more likely when you're interacting with folks that you touched more on. It is true below that as streaming services got more accessible and ESPN, Hulu and HBO everything is in one bundle.

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People did leave their grants to the side. And people did say they read grant less. But interestingly enough, and I know this can't make the cut. More people did come to Grand revolution more people that wouldn't have they were like, Hey, we saw this online. I'm talking about Well, the thing is the witness program, that livestream program is in fact not for the Quran revolution students. No, it's not right. Like if you're in front of evolution, skip this Yes.

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Right. Do not absolutely. If you're, this is not designed for a grand revolution student. This is designed for you, the you person who's saying, Hey, I can't do a four month commitment. I don't even know if this is going to work X, Y or Z I need. So I need to paint a picture to paint a picture that the utility helps address right. We talked about the utility in the sense that Okay, number one, we're going to be teaching you the five foundations of Quran. Yep, we came up with three, three, the 123 of Tajweed. Okay, so once or three times a week, that sounds kind of like

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I'm sorry, the only thing the only word coming to what I liked what you had described it as before.

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Pardon? The original the file, I think, Oh, we said the five pillars of recitation, the five pillars of recitation. That sounds better than the 123 thirds read, right? Yeah. Because once reads it does really sound something like a kids class. What about aS II know, we what I originally said was as easy as 123. And that's, that's ABCD 123. So the five foundational pillars of recitation, I liked it because of five pillars because because it's not, it's not 123 Because it sounds Elementary. And this is in fact, for people who know how to read.

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Right? So this is not elementary anymore. This is intermediate, let's say intermediate at the end. And I think it's important for us to so so on a fundamental level.

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They will be learning some basic digital skills. Fair to say that it is a middle path between the plan night which was three hours, and the seminar, which was like what 1616 hours, right? So this is like eight hours. This is Right, right right in the middle. And in fact Rama you said was like maybe closer to four then it was three on night. It felt it came up to three it came up to three okay. We had a closer to a full seminar. Oh yeah, you could call it for it. We I wanted for but Maghrib and the Orisha in the same setting? It took us apart. Okay, I got you. So so so now you have eight hours of content that is,

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is made for the intermediate to help them read Quran more. But the utility here, the problems that we're facing, generally, post 2020 is a number of things. Yep. One is the lack of not lack of the over saturation of zoom content that is just subpar. That's the truth. You can't I can't repeat that enough.

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The second factor also is the

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the fine tuning of the engineering of social media applications to keep your attention on them in a way that is unprecedented. It is unheard of below, like unheard, right? It's like attention junk food, two times 100. Right. And so not only do you feel less

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proud of yourself, you're what you're consuming, but at the same time it's like you're also not getting anything done. Thank you. But below how can you compete with 18 I was a kid was at the gym in the beautiful huge basketball court at Lifetime watching a Marvel movie How can you compete with eight how many billions of dollars made up all those movies? How can you can't? Well, I mean, it's a question of like, are we is it competition

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Shouldn't versus not that this is a side discussion, right? But like, Christopher Nolan, the guy who did dark, dark night and all these other thing is like, I will never make a movie with Netflix. Not that he has anything against Netflix. He's like, my aim is to produce media that is seen on the big screen. Yeah, I don't, I don't want to create something that you would watch on your cell phone. Now granted, somebody may watch even my wife, she watched interstellar for the first time on the airplane on a cell phone sized screen. And she like she was like, what is so stupid half of half of herself. Well, the thing is, her reaction was just like, they're concerned about a DeStorm. We got

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those agenda all the time. Right. And so this is like, what's the big deal? So I'm like, okay, hold on, like stop watching the movie. We're gonna go see it properly. Imagine that the scene with the with the tidal waves. You can't fathom that on the tidal wave one, right. Yeah, a lot acoustically. There's so much detail there that you just don't get. So we were later we watched it. We saw it on a big screen. She said, Okay, now this is actually right. Okay. Like, yeah, I made a mistake of seeing it on the on the hillside. So I think it's the same thing is that people will see something on Netflix and Marvel movie on their phone. But like for them, it's they're eating junk food, like are

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you trying to compete with? Like, if you're a supplement company? Are you really trying to compete with Dunkin Donuts? Ah, like, if I'm a supplement company, my first step is to get them off the doughnut so they can have my pills or whatever. Well, I mean, if you so yeah, my school were the second place. I was trained martial arts. That company sold it to the school that I got my black belt in. Okay. When they took that money, and they started a supplement company, okay. Right. And so and they use that Southern Company to sponsor UFC fighters and whatnot. He's became more successful as a supplement company owner than as a martial arts school owner. And he had a chain he had like,

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like three dozen martial arts schools, right. The one he was that kind of guy, right? The the one Oh, yeah. Yeah. Now his thing was that I am not after the person. Like my thing is to go for people who have fitness in their identity, who have martial arts in their identity, the person who doesn't, they're going to eat the junk food, they're going to eat, the person who's cheap is going to eat the filler content that's in the cheap protein powder. Okay, but the person that is serious about their fitness, they're going to buy my stuff, because they know that actually does have a third, I think that's the thing with here is it's like,

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we're not we're competing not against the Marvel on Netflix. What we're doing is we're seeking to find those who have in their identity to learn Quran is just that the last two years may have soiled their habits. Yeah, but the identity is still strong. So and this is not a this is not a hateful question. But then philosophically, why are we advertising on Tiktok? If we're looking for I mean, statistically speaking, you're successful person is? Or is it that is that their bad habit? And we're just pulling them out of that? Yeah, it could be I mean, like we're advertising on Tiktok because

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it's a question of attention, like, their attention is there, but it's also a question of like, that. Yeah, there's a lot of people that are there, but it's not like

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would a gym advertised at Dunkin Donuts? Sure, yes. Okay, why not? Why not? Yeah, local Planet Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness? The they'll advertise the heck out of every fast food joint that there is. Because those are the because half of those people are like, I shouldn't be eating. I should go to the gym. Yes, right. Yeah. And so

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the 24 Hour Fitness does couldn't care less. In fact, they would be happy that these people stopped going to Dunkin Donuts, and then transition to buying their chocolate protein powder, or their quest cookies instead. You know, saying yeah, now, Dunkin Donuts, on the other hand, recognizes that they're just so easily accessible. It doesn't matter if they lose a few customers here. There's a whole bunch of other people that are ready to

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come in through their door. So they're like, whatever take good luck. It's like It's like shaitan right?

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He's like, I'm gonna try them. He's got any anyone content and his belief is Yeah, so Dunkin Donuts, a share plan and 24 Hour Fitness is is holding the good people. It's all good people got into virtue right? When it comes. So in this guiding to virtue is not

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already isn't our utility of the course that people will read more on, that they'll dust the dust as their grounds off. That's the that's the big picture. And final goal that you have for them after having gone through this program. Yeah, right. But the utility is the specific thing that they'll learn. Right? So when you go to a gym, right, and you get into a fitness program or strength training program, they're like, look, we're gonna teach you the proper body mechanics to do a squat, a deadlift, a pull up and a benchpress. Right. Now, what's the utility of being able to learn these movements? Well, you'll be able to properly pick things up off the floor, lift things up as you need

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it, be able to pull yourself and pull other things without ever injuring yourself. And generally, you'll be stronger. So if you're older and you have kids or grandkids, like you'll be able to keep up If not,

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get them to keep up with you. So like that, right? There is a what's in it for them. So when they acquire the skills, the what the utility of them answers, what's in it for them to acquire this? Okay, so if they were to and we were discussing, I guess I'll rephrase the question. Question number one is, what's the specific skill that they will acquire in this class? And then the follow up is, what is the spill over effect and utility of that skill, or the benefits of that skill in other aspects of their life? So what they'll pick up is the ability we said right off the bat to

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just kind of repeat the question, so that way, I could, if there's some kind of like Miss flow, I could kind of edit that together. So you're asking, what's the utility? What am I going to take away from this course? And how can I use that skill, those that talent in other facets of my life. So very straightforward, you're going to first start out with three major components of recitation, what you're going to walk away with is the confidence to read or on more frequently, and well, we would like to say is, you'll be able to complete a page of recitation 50% quicker by the time you're done. But what's more important is once you learn to read Quran, recite in front of people, we

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believe, not only will you have a better relationship with the law, but when it comes to public speaking, when it comes to your interaction with your breath, work, the importance of breathing, we believe that you will be a calmer, more collected person, and as a result, have more time to recite Quran.

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So let's simplify that. Right? Let's make that short in the sense that look, what you're gonna get out of this course, generally speaking, is that you'll be able to recite and connect better with the words of Allah, you will be able to breathe better and have more confidence. Yep. How does that? What does that look like when applied into your own life? Then paint a picture in the area of like, how's it gonna affect you personally, and your relationships, on the job, and so on. So we said the two things was connection with God. And so being able to recite the book better, right? And thus speaking of the Quran, and connecting with the words of ALLAH, like, generally, that's it, right?

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Connecting with the Quran, in the words of ALLAH, having a being able to, and I think part of when you say, being able to breathe, he's like, the thing that almost nobody ever teaches you. And that you're always and maybe this is where your story could start, right? Like, if I guess if I were in your position, trying to sell this course, on commission, I sold this course and I got, you know, extra cash for it. I opened up with my own personal story of not knowing how to stop, okay, right? Well, and then I'd be like, and that would just give me anxiety, right. And I would continue to practice because I got my mom over my shoulder. But like, I didn't want to, in fact, I would avoid

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trying to recite in other group settings, because it's like, I feel like I have to go through the entire three, four line verse. And then like a fumble, and that's going to be embarrassing, until I realize you like, it's like the revelation, whereas like, you don't have to eat all your food in one city. Right? Yeah, your packet to go. Right? It's like, same thing, you don't have to, you don't have to, like, breathe out the entire verse in one breath at the same time. Like, you could stop the you could stop every word, just so you can breathe, right? And so that's one of the things I didn't realize. And I realized that like, and that's how, like, hey, now, it's like, in this in this

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breathing element, is translates to the digital media factor. Right? It's like, we are so hung up on productivity and trying to multitask. It's like when you're multitasking, you're not doing more work. You're just doing more things less effectively. Right? And so, the like the whole breathing factor and the focus, it just taught me focus

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And it taught me how to, like, do one thing at a time and then do it well. And then I will lead into like the story of memorize, I kill. And that's how I was able to edit an entire dress in a week. Right? Again, that does me presenting it. So I'm just thinking like, if there's something that if you can make that bit yours, and then just kind of lead into the, like, what you're going to get and the utility of that bill, when people ask me, What's the utility? What am I going to take away from this two major things come to mind? Number one, and it goes without saying this, we expect to have a better relationship with our Lord, when we read Quran, that connection with our Creator and the

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conversation that he started with us, you are able to receive from God and then conversate back with him, and that we all know. But the second thing below if I could share a more personal story, I started out memorization 13 years old at a boarding school, I loved the idea of memorization, but I suffered from asthma, the son of the pediatrician growing up in the hyper allogenic world. So I was asthma,

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sinus issues. And a big issue was, as you had said, once you thought it's hard for you to stop and your recitation, I couldn't I would be reciting and, and just in the middle, that asthma attack starts and then you're,

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you know, it's hard to even explain to a teacher as you're going through. So one of the main things, whether it was asthma, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed and panicking, or moments of depression that my friends were memorizing quicker than me. The second takeaway from unleashing your recitation, is the fact that you'll have control over your breath. Let's rewind the cassette breathwork is that one topic that if I asked you, what did Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam do in the cave for those 10 years when he went back and forth a lot of Hinault you're gonna say, meditate maraca balm, or half a DA and a bunch of fancy words. But you're gonna have to go ahead and dwindle that down to he didn't

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lean against a wall. He didn't have any other words, and he conquered his breath. So the second thing below is the breath work that we not only introduced to you the science, the exercises, but allow you to take that breath work into moments of anxiety, places where you don't feel confident.

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Just calm down, and I can say this as my mom being my pediatrician.

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I said, Mom, how did my asthma just go away? It was aggressive nebulizer that's the machine twice a day inhaler throughout the day prednisone that steroid shots. I said, How did it go away? And she said with some, she literally said, she goes, show me how you would read. And then I started reading naturally because No, no, sit in the corner and do that thing you did in high school. And I sat down, took a deep breath in and I let it ride. And I recited and my mom was like, Do you see that deep breath you're taking? How many of those do you think you take? I said, I don't know. I just do it until like, until it's three, four hours at a time we were read for three hours in school. She

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said we sound that's where your asthma when you're at and this a pediatrician sharing with me clearly was some I see that you used to wheeze and you couldn't get through. But you would take these deep breaths underneath the spasm.

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It will be law he meaner shade ly shaytaan your ROI de mi Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem. And when you're letting out so much power, the spasm is not happening. You're opening the faucet wide and letting it fly. And so that to me, the breath work and the fact that no one's has introduced this to an average student. Two things a connection with God and the introduction to breathwork.

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Okay, cool. So now and just keep repeating the question as we go into it. So and just fill in fact, this one's not even a question. It's a continuation of the sentence, the big picture and the final goal that I have for you The big picture. The final goal, if you will, the the credits right before we're going to close out is that you a have the ability to recognize what the right sound is. I think it's hard enough to say Oh, I'm going to am I going to be perfect? No friend, you'll be able to smell the coffee and say, Oh, grounded Oh, roasted, you'll be able to tell what the correct sound is a number two, we I and our entire team wants you to be able to read a page at

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the beginning of the course. So just give yourself a time trial. We believe that with the proper

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Let's not sell this, I believe you'll be able to read the page 50%, faster, short, short and sweet. And I know that's, that's what you're looking for no sales, I believe you time yourself at the beginning it say it takes you about an hour, I believe that you'll read a page in half an hour, if you can read in half an hour, I believe in 15 minutes, and Oh, my 15 minute gang, I believe you'll cut that in half as well. So you'll be walking away with a confidence to recite, and the ability below to say, I like this activity. So I'm going to do it jujitsu going to the gym, working out painting, nobody says it's time to to paint. You do it because you love it. And believe no one tells

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you you have to go to work out. We love it. So we do it. I believe that you'll walk away from the course picking up the Quran with confidence and saying, Hey, I've got a little free time. Let me go ahead and scroll through my recitation.

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Alright, so now we're going into the process I want to share, or rather answer the question, what are you going to cover? And how specifically are we going to cover that? And keep in mind, the first part the what is the content? And the how is the specifics in relation to the medium? That that that we're going to share? Can you just phase me phrase me the question one more time how i So so what are we going to cover? And how are we going to talk about it? Below everyone ask What am I going to cover? And how are we going to get there in this virtual environment? So right off the bat, hear me clear, we're going to know three specific concepts, the difference between all and the difference

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between throat and not? And how long? Do I stretch it? Or do I not? How do I? So just just want to kind of quick break.

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Are you able to reframe what you just said, yeah, in a way that is more like a

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in my language, I'll say it's a benefit headline. Okay. So part of it is like, you'll be able to know the difference between on app versus

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not just know the difference, but like, Have you ever heard as you're, as you're reciting? You said something earlier, I can't remember the particular semantics of what you what you used. But you were saying something along the lines of like,

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in terms of the content, right, a lot when you shared this with people don't know your vernacular, except that it has once it's explained people get it, right. Like I tell somebody awesome and happy Americanized as weed, right? Like I tell, I talked to one of my jujitsu buddies who's Muslim, and he was explained to me is like, because I was sharing with him with a project with memorize stuff in the form of pollution. He's like, Yo, this is amazing. macroevolution like my Quran, recitation sucks. I was beaten as a kid. And like, as a result, I just never got through it. And was like, What do you mean, you Americanized it? I'm like, also like the rules of an evolution that like Kafeel

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school, okay. And as it were, what do you mean? Like, you owe a that, like the note sounds? And he's like, Y'all right now, like, Uncle Young Money, right? He's like, I don't have to explain what that was. Right? The whole night and things like that. And he's like, and then just his eyes just lit up open. And so have you ever thrown that dark? And it doesn't it? What if he said, I don't get it with awesome and happy that happens? Or like, what, right? That's the thing, right? So people are like, awesome, happy. But like when but when you say a law versus Lilla. Right, then like, that's my go to explanation or awesome and happy. Right? The question is, do you know when to say legal versus law?

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Do you ever say that?

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It's never like?

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Yeah, so that's a lot of people.

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Like they don't but what do you to explain to them is the same problem in the Arabic right, in the actual traditional teaching is like that's even harder. Like now you have to learn how to say those didn't whatever you saw,

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or below in that rule of the Lamb. You're supposed to learn lamb mutia that fee laughs little jalala The Lamb w in the word and you can't say the word Allah They say love rule jalala. So it's so much terminology to be like, you're talking about your llama Lena learning the phrase in a different language that you don't understand. For the encoding of the rules. It becomes like a spell incantation. So when Guardium Leviosa

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so could could we say this? Then could we say, Bill a lot of people ask what we're going to teach and how. And I always bring people's attention to have you ever heard Alhamdulillah here on Bill

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All I mean, and thought, I know there's something wrong with that, but I don't know what. And so when I introduced you our first concept, is it all or ah, then you know it's a law and Lilla? We'll just find out when, what do you think about that?

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It keep going just just like that. So that's your AP Stats, your first component, you saw that. Now the second thing you're going to cover is immediately applicable, because most of us, have you ever heard. ma na, N Who ma Lu Ma, casa, rewind that and just play it one more time? What am I doing? That's audible to your ears. I'm speaking from my mouth. And I have a habit to speak from my throat and my gut. And that's why when you're hearing me now it's dynamic. It's full. And so there are specific sounds that you hear coming from the throat. IE, Oh, ha, I have law. That's from my throat. But when I say ba, da Jeem lamb calf, that's not in my throat. So is it in the throat? Or is it not?

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Second concept? Third thing right? Before we go out? You've heard it all you've heard one out or lean? And you're not sure if it's six, or it's two. But the real question is not whether it's two, four or six. The question is, do I stretch it? Or do I not? Is it my lucky omitting or my leaky? E? So do I stretch it or do I not. And the real thing that you're gonna find here is it's not about how long I'm stretching II II. It's rather where the stretches coming from. Ba da da da. So knowing whether it's throat or not, is going to change the game and knowing how long to stretch it is going to change your life. Let's give you a little token to take away. Say the phrase, cat feels cool.

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Okay. Cat feels cool. Okay, I started with my mouth. Now recite it. Cat feels cool. Oh, Kay. And now you've walked away with the three principles that will change your recitation and unleash your recitation.

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Now, are you going to be covering hold as well? So stretch versus hold, like an NDA? We won't cover it. But as a rule in the notes, but it's something that I say to the students. Hey, guys, am I stretching this sound journal?

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Or am I holding the sound? And?

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And that just it gets get mentioned in that? And then when we go to practice the sewers again, I might say, is it laffy Qureshi or li e? Is it connecting and holding? Or is it separate sounds? So that is in the class? Yes, yes. And I was thinking, it's not just stretch, but do stretch or not? Or do you hold enough? Do you stretch or not? And if I'm not stretching, am I holding?

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Is it fair in the way that you teach and what you teach, to bundle the hold with the stretch? To end this call it stretch?

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For for this weekend? Absolutely. That's why I'm not putting it into the description. If it has to be held or stretched, or elongated in any pressure. It's going to be on your do I stretch it or not? Okay, okay. Yeah, cuz I was just thinking just just for the future of simplification, this is like, like, like you're stretching, but isn't an open stretches that are close stretched. That's a that's a that's a way that we could describe it. Yeah. Okay. Now, and now.

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How are you going to cover it's specific to that exactly.

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Most people now are not interested in my cat feels cool or awesome or happy because they have a feeling of what is going to be covered the aspect of how, if you would involve yourself for a moment, just imagine three stations, a we are talking to each other, and communicating and receiving. And we're gonna call this our recitation station, where you your camera's open ICU, and I can see all of us audience members, and we're reciting face to face. This is good, but what would be better is if at a second station at another activity, you could watch the entire Surah from a blank page being constructed from the ground up. So below as I begin writing and transforming the blank

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canvas into the letters, the dots. Where does the sea go? Where does the art EU for Surah specifically, we'll be covering, you probably know, we're going to be bringing them to life in a way that's constructing right in front of you think of a time lapse right in front of you. station two, takes your recitation, and now makes it visual, you can see it. But now station three, in station three, we're taking a moment to open up the the camera rather and our mics and have live interventions, most of you might think so does everyone get a chance to read, I believe everyone will get a chance to read but bear with me. In the third station, one person will have read and I'm

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telling you right now 30 other people who will drop an ad in the chat box to say, Hey, I'm within the 80th percentile of that person. One person reading statistically always fans out. Even the person at the bottom of the totem pole in terms of progress is going to start reciting. And I'll say how many people were felt close to that the ad is light up, and you will see a rippling effect below will recite. I will correct below, let's say below below, here, and near Bismillahi Rahmani Raheem. And now when below to recites or Abdullah recites, don't you think he's going to pick up on the here and near? Don't you think that that rippling effect as it goes out? Now, when five people have read,

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if each one represents 25 people, you know where I'm going with this. So as the third station, which I call the intervention station, where most people unfortunately zoned out, oh, it's not me, I'm not reading this third station. If we've taught you the culture correctly, by the time we're meeting, you will unleash your recitation by sitting and

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going through the journey with someone else, being patient as someone else gets through their hurdles, and then they'll be joining you to get through yours. That's our how.

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Okay, so now let's get into the objective. The first part of the objective is, at the end of this seminar, you're going to be able to demonstrate what

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all of us want to know, at the end of this experience. However, you get there at the end of experience, what can I go home with? One Oh, so So because it wasn't mentioned in the process, or the method? just mentioned it now. So at the end of this eight hour live stream experience, what will you be able to demonstrate? A lot of us want to know, at the end of an eight hour live experience over two days, what am I going to take away from it? What can I say? Am I going to leave? So just

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so when you say eight hours, and then two days, people might be thinking to eight hour days?

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So just be like, so over this eight hour experience? Four hours on one day for the second day? What are you going to be able to demonstrate?

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Over these two days, eight hours, four hours a day? What will I be able to do? What can I demonstrate? Once I've completed this experience, and I say unequivocally, you will number one hold in your hand and heart confidence. I know what the correct sound is. I'm only tuning mine. But let's make something tangible. I believe certainly, if you're deciding to make the choice to unleash your recitation, record your reading of one page right now if it takes an hour, it takes an hour, who's who is losing storage space, record the hour record however long it takes, and I believe you're demonstrating the activity you take away, you will cut your recitation time 50% If you utilize our

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techniques, and the methodology of sitting down and connecting with the words, so right away below, I say our objective to cut your recitation time in half not so you can read Quran quicker, so that you can read Quran more.

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Okay, so now it's kind of roll into what you require of them, like what's expected of the student for everything from like the environment participation,

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the homework that they will have between before and after these classes. So kind of go with so in order to attain the the ability to recite with more confidence, have the breathing ability. And what was the third factor? Those were the two main things that we did. It was connecting with God and breathing or reading and 50% Reading 50%. Okay, so in order to be able to make your recitation more proficient

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So that way, so in order to achieve a 50%, more proficient reading rate of your page, to have more confidence and better breathing ability, or rather, I want to, I want to close with confidence. So in order to achieve a more proficient reading rate, have a page to breathe better, and ultimately have more confidence in everything that you do. What do you need to actually do in the class to achieve this, right? And then you go into, here's what's required of you, as a student.

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In order to raise your proficiency to be able to read 50% faster in order to dominate or rather, accept your breath work. And in order to have that confidence that you need, what are the things that I am going to ask from you? Let's break this down level by level. Let's start with the most important which is the intention? Why are you doing this? And what do you want out of it? I'm going to leave that on you. Number two, it is all about environment. Now I'm going to start from the extreme you you dial it into an ideal, can you get an office space, a rented a hotel room? Can you get a dedicated a closet a room? Can you tell your family in advance, I am doing something that's

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going to change my life forever, I'm acquiring a new life skill. Once you have established that you have told your family this is important. I want you to believe in the environment. A backdrop could be as simple as a sheet, ring lights from your Alibaba, Amazon or any type of delivery service are going to be within 18 to $20. Throw up some lights and another $11 for a phone holder, a camera, a phone stand. And that is the first here intention environment is that environment clean Have you set up the notebooks the pencils are you do have the charger a small water bottle Have you created the environment to win? Let's drop down one more. The week before our extravaganza our experience. Our

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team is going to send you a series of videos. The videos are not going to teach you as much they're all about mindset, are you going to allow yourself to succeed. And so tier three, the week before the seminar the week before our experience, I'd like you to get mentally prepped and to do the exercises via the video. Now it's the day of the class I need you dialed in brothers sisters, I have a phone too. I take online classes too. I know what it means to be scrolling through your phone. Yeah, I can hear you, I hear you brother. And you get that face. You see that face, I hear you. And that is where the absorption shuts off. So you're making a decision, telling folks posting it on

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your away messages for all of your mess, all of the apps that you use. I am busy I'm changing my life. I am learning to read Koran, that is the day that the the extravaganza begins. And now I would like you This is separate. I'm putting it on five, begin recording yourself daily. But a throw a camera I don't like the way I sound well then fix your voice honey. If you feel like you complain too much, then I want you to pull the the recitation out of your nose number five, which is record yourself. Now before we go any further, I want you to know that once the seminar begins, you do not have to worry about anything. We're going to be there talking to you please stand up, please

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stretch, let's get the body moving. We'll be there to keep you going. But on that last day of the seminar, I want you to make intention now. How can I succeed if you did all the things I told you, you'll still fail. If you don't keep up with the follow up work. We have one of the best series of follow up that I've ever made. And it's specifically designed not to take you on long journeys of Surahs and not to give you anecdotal, hey, this is really cool. It is going to tell you exactly word by word sound by sound, what you need to do. And that's what we're calling the follow up. Last but not least, if you really want to make a commitment, this is greater than everything. Write yourself

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a letter today.

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Speak to the future you. I always wanted this today. I'm going to get it when you read this letter. Just remind yourself that we've always wanted this and now we're going to get it that to me is the way you will succeed without giving up is that every day you're making one step towards completing one task and that could be the week before how am I preparing? That could be

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Setting up your environment. Please believe ordering a backdrop from our purchasing it is a part of your success. And that to me is the series of videos. It's you allowing yourself to win, not not just oh, I read, that's why I won. No, I shifted all the things in my life to direct towards. Thank you Allah for letting me when I put all my energy that there's no way, there's no way I could lose. That's what I need from you is an absolute burn all your bridges, burn all your boats, excuse me keep your bridges, burn all your boats and come to a seminar where you are going to make a decision that I am in charge of my recitation future.

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Okay, and now, if they're asking, so degree of accomplishment and the benchmark in which they can measure themselves by, right, so the degree of accomplishment is, and we've kind of mentioned this, it's okay to mention it again, multiple times.

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So far, like, what oh, this is where you need to also the requirement factor. And last but not least, if you are here, just understand that one of the prerequisites required, that's the benefit from this class is that you need to know, at least on a basic level, how to read the Arabic within Quran, okay. And then and then go into degree of accomplishment.

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Now, before we go any further, we need to establish some requirements. And we need to be clear about this and not sugarcoat it, because it will not be effective if you are not prepared. Number one, and let's not sugarcoat this, if you are able to read the Quran, and I'm going to try with you to define this at a, if you're able to identify a, what's the first letter and last letter of a word, cat, I know you could probably read like a strings on a bead. Can you read hola ICA and know that the first letters and other fun last letters of guff? Ooh, la Iike. Isla? I don't, I won't ask you why there's a blank yard there. But do you know that it's an iron lamb and a blank? Yeah. So to be very clear,

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knowing the first and last letter of every word. Number two, you are able to and this is not just reading proficiency, this has something to do with your level of anxiety and your ability to calm yourself, I need you to be able to stop and say I need help on this word. Or I can slow down and read it. Most of you believe even by us saying you're gonna read 50% faster. Your automatic response is, I gotta read faster, he'll be happy if I read faster. So number one, you can identify beginning and end of a word. Number two, you're able to stop. When you don't know a word and pause on it. We're never going to ask you to read fast. For example, in the in the interventions when we're doing

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live readings. If you freeze up, you have to be able to say, Can I get a little bit of help on this? The now let's go to the negative if you struggle in letter recognition. Whoo la

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Iike. Hola. Hola. And then you're guessing you're new. I'm sure the reader who reads like that knows exactly what I'm talking about. Friends. I was nine years old wants to I know how to fill in the empty spaces. Hula, hula hula you got you got Hola Hola. Hola. I did that a lot. What am I asking from us? Tier one folks rather requirement one, folks, if I can't read or on look to Green Revolution, look to other service providers out there who can help you read. And those of you who are saying haha, I can read I can read. You better be polishing from this moment. When you hear my voice and your heart says Yo, I want to do this yo, pick up a Quran go to Quran WB

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start getting touching the Quran feeling it interacting with it. And that will put you on our path to success. Unfortunately, below, a lot of folks think they know how to read. And then you want to want to like everything you said so far. It's good. And it's very likely I'll use it. What I want to kind of I want you to make it more pointed though. Got it? Right. Right. Like it's like it's like straightforward. Like, look, guys, one of the requirements for this class, is that you need to be able to know how to read the Arabic. It doesn't have to be perfect. In fact, it can be totally broken. But no, I don't want it to be broken. I that's this whole like, okay, no, because when I say

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totally broken, okay, okay, maybe maybe this is something that you can demonstrate. You are kind of leaning into it, right. Yeah. And this is how I mean by degree because this is why it's great and it's allowing you to

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roll right into the degree of accomplishment. Yeah. Okay. What if you could demonstrate maybe a verse, right? What is the lowest acceptable showcase of them being able to recite something so if you were to pick up something like our Ala Moana, cell Berra, and to what Lou would you have come if they can read like I don't know what the lowest bare minimum standard that's acceptable for this class like you gotta I want you to demonstrate you need to be able to do this by looking you got it three two

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it's a previous one is still good but I'm gonna give it a

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whirl but because I want to play around with this I'm gonna make it like a master super cut okay right with my questioning and dialogue for HQ to look at okay, right and then from there, they're going to come back to me with time codes, be like yo, we like the segment we like to segment and then I we stitch together different pieces in different versions. You got it. A lot of times people are asking the requirements, and we have to be straightforward. If you cannot read Quran I'm about to define what that means. Then this seminar is not for you. Let's take an idea from the Quran. That is one line long the iron reads our Allah Allah Munna and Allahu Allah MUMA. You see Runa wama. You

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are Linoone. So a little bit more complicated, except there's not a lot of connections. I would like to start out by saying, if so you'll just pause. And just for reference for me when I put it on screen, I'll put it I'll give it to you. It's like 11 is that 11 Page of Surah Baqarah it's the top of the page 1111 Page so a book right could be like a 91 I'll pull it up for you. Okay, but I know I know this one you can just say oh, because Because Because now that I know how to do the highlighted text thing on screen. I figured this would be awesome that so there's a verse in Surah buckler, I think it's the 11th page. Ah wha LA? ya la Munna and no, wha Ha, yah Lambo, ma you SEER Runa were ma

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your Linoone This is the ability not to recite, but to read the Quran. Do you feel like you would be able to say, wha la Our Allah? And then look at the next word. Yeah, Allah Munna ya allah Munna and waha yah Lemuel yah ain't lamb and me. Yeah, Allah Ma Ma. This is the hardest word you sear Runa this might be tough to growl the raw I'll help you on that. But can us find out that you see Runa has a W you hold the sound? You see Runa wama you are Linoone barebones everyone, our Allah Ya Allah Munna and Allah, Ya Allah Moo, Ma, you see Runa were Ma, your Linoone that is what I would expect from you. Those of you saying, I don't know if I could do that you hear my voice. Now you want to

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come to the seminar, start practicing now. That is the bare bones what you need to read.

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Now, I will say if you can kind of

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maybe an additional take of like, when you did it, you broke it down like an instructor. Right? Like if you were teaching the verse. Now if you want to emulate or make an impression of somebody who doesn't note that read, can read the Arabic but without proper Mahadesh. Right. Would

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would that be acceptable to you for somebody to enroll in this? Thank you. Yes, it would. Okay. Yeah, so what? Okay, so give that example. Because what you did, like you talked over it's perfect. Yeah, it's too perfect. And yeah, yeah. Okay.

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So what's my requirements? And I'm sure someone's saying what's the bare minimum to get in? This versus or above Baqarah? I believe it will pop up for you. 11 to page if you can read our Allah Ya Allah Munna and Allah Ha, Ma. You see Runa wama your Linoone Welcome to unleashing your recitation friends. Yes, that would be enough for me. If you could read our wily Yala, Munna and Allah Ya Allah mu ma you see Runa Rama yo Linoone still worked for me. You can recognize letters off a page. Let's go a little bit to the African continent. If anyone says Allah Allah Ya Allah Munna and Allah Ya Allah Moo MA You see Runa

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Well Matt, you aren't even on you can tell it's a little off. Come on down. As long as your tires are spinning forward, I believe that we'll be able to get from where you are to way beyond here. Can you do the American

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and even if you recite our lie ya allah Munna and Allah, Ya Allah mu my UC Runa Wilma Yoli noon, which I have heard it's a very upbeat it's someone speaking and someone who speaks English there's a very good chance Oh Allah Ya Allah Munna and Allah Ya Allah MA MA You see Runa Wilma, your Linoone and I've heard someone read that fast like that. Come on down partner. You can park your horses up in the front, come on down, I believe anyone and if you want to go far east, it could be the complete from India from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, you could go oh Allah Ya Allah Munna and Allah, Ya Allah MUMA UC Runa Wilma, Yo, listen, I believe you could go so much further just by

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utilizing just by coming into the door and saying, hey, I can read, but not that well.

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So now what you can go right from there is like if this is now this is the bare minimum to get in if you'd be able to read in this level, maybe anywhere in the Quran. Now the question is, where can you expect to grow to from here? Right? And got it? Yeah, I can you say that word that you call it a levels? Was it levels of expectation a degree of accomplish on three and this benchmark from which you measure yourself?

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So there has to be a tiered system here. Not everyone is going to be at the same exact level. So the levels of accomplishment that the tiers if you will, we describe the first person they're able to read, but without any parameters, they're able to identify the words and that's it. That person we believe, is going to take their recitation breathing and the fluid or the flow of their recitation will smoothen out. But what if someone came in our Allah Ya Allah Munna unknown what Anila. Meola, mu ma, you said Runa, wah Ma, your Linoone they're still pretty good. We believe the second tiered person who knows how to read and let's say they were introduced to the idea of pronunciation, that

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person we believe, is going to leave with a grounded sense of I know where the sounds come from. The first tier person is going to smooth out the edges. But the second tier will say, Oh, it's a throat based letter. It's a lip laced, lip based letter. But now what if you came in and said No, with some I know we're all the letters, lip, lip letters, throat letters, nose letters, middle of the mouth back of the back of the tongue. I know these place up pronounciation. Let's call you a tear three. And I'm happy for you hotshot It is great to be living at this level. For you. It is what we call rhythm we would like to place for you and simultaneously the level the the entry level students are

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going to enjoy this as well. But you'll pick up on slid off on levena and Dolly hidden the sukoon letters and I'll leave you at that the letters that will bring you peace. And finally when my pro reciters. My prosumers are coming in saying while I teach a class I want to see how I can improve. I recite I lead tarawih I'm happy to come on down professional reciter because this is your place not only to improve your teaching techniques, but take your recitation by being exposed to top to your recitation, take it to the next level. What's that executable, we believe that our top tier students will leave reciting as they've never recited before, and without having to give away too much. We're

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going to fill in the gap between the sound of letters. Everyone else is focused on individual sounds. You prosumers are going to be focused on the sounds between letters. That is what we can assume that's what we can expect to accomplish and obliterate in unleashing your recitation.

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everything that you did was excellent. Only thing is

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Tell me. I mean, if you're if you're satisfied,

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would would would it be better to do it with a verse that maybe people in the 30th Choose? Yeah. Not necessarily that they know, right? Like there's the there's the verses that people know and there's the false confidence that comes from that. Yeah. And then and then there's the verses like you

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You get that same person in the 30 as Jews and you take them to like, sort of begging that perhaps Yeah. Right. And then they're like, hold on. That's a lot. That's a lot.

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You know?

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It's, yeah, it would literally be the same thing. Let's do let's do. Yes, sir. Another, let's do sir Inaba. You're okay, that's a nice 132.

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So we want to want to know when we want to know, like, what level of recitation do I need to be at? There's no way to describe that besides, or just just replace recitation with reading.

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So everything was fine. Just what level of reading ability? Got it? Do I need to be? Two? Two got it be accepted through those two? What level of reading ability do I need? That's what most of us are wondering, I want to come to this experience. I want to have an amazing time, what level of reading and the interesting part is, if I tried to describe it to you, it'd be like describing my dinner. It was really good. It was amazing. It's hard to be able to explain, except if I took a verse Surah 78 has 40 versus we're going to 37. If I said, yo uma yaku more rule who al Maleh. Eager to slough, okay, if you could come in saying your Maya guru Maru, who will Mullah eager to Safar. Welcome in.

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That's fantastic if you can recognize the words, but there's no that you read per se. You can read? Let's polish that up. What if you're in a place where you say, your ma your Goomer Ruffo. And that if you're noticing the ar e or flat, your ma your kumerow? Not who but you find yourself in that halfway point. It's called Reading module. No worries, come on down. If you read with your mouth kind of constantly going sideways, those of you who do you'll get it. Yo Ma Yeah. Kumar Roho. Well Mullah eager to and you keep opening your mouth sideways. This is going to be a great place to come because we'll work on it together. But what if you don't relate with any of these voices, and you

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really like Yo Ma, you're Coomer Rue who was Mullah, he could do suffer. I have heard recitation like that. And more than welcome. If you are

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a local descent here in the United States, I know people from around the world, if you are reading from a dialect that isn't out up or isn't from the Far East, you are going to have that there's a poll, it takes a little while to get through the snow, you're dragging your feet, worry not you will be able to come here. So in short friends, if you feel like you can read that is more than enough for us to buff out some of the scratches.

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Okay, so now let's go into

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process justification. Where's this info? Three fraud, I got this one. Why the sources, you got this.

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It's been a gift of my lord that I've been utilizing my life and been used to teach for more than 20 years now. I took a six month seminar that turned into a three month seminar that turned into a 21 day program 21 Day program around the world 20,000 plus students studied the technical terminology studied without terminology. And through that decade, first decade, I acquired my first ijazah, then my second and then specialized in the 10 key lot during this time, 10 years to acquire my speciality and 10 more years teaching on top of that, I've seen that there are three main components that people need for their recitation. The proof, if you will, is me teaching and giving folks the

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confidence to say you don't have to go and study for 10 years after teaching 20,000 students and teaching for over 20 years. Here are the main three things that I've come to. So the proof is in the pudding. Somebody specializes and gets a doctorate and then they come down and they say, Hey, I spent 10 years here are the three most important things. Once you validated all of their past work, I definitely want to know what those three things are. So the proof is in the pudding friends. The proof is in the pudding in the idea that this is tried and tested. And these are the three things that I believe everyone needs to know.

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I feel like you were rolling. I missed that part. But I'm assuming you rolled into the proof of ability

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In terms of answering, how do I know what you're teaching actually works? No. Okay. I just proved personality. So, okay, when a lot of folks want to know, but will this work for me? And we're all like convinced internally? No, no, I'm different. I'm so bad that nobody could fix me. And we have that mentality kind of looming over our head. The reason this works, friends, is statistics, its numbers, people, 20 years sounds like a great, a great period of time and 20,000 people sounds like a big number, too. But this works, because it appeals across cultures, it appeals across languages, people who don't speak English, have taken and learn Quran and the jury through this through this

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format and said, I can't communicate this to you in our language, but I can hear you and I understand what you're saying. So the proof is there in those who have completed and the proof is there in the students that are presently taking the Quran revolution system.

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That was horrible. I go, there was no proof. And I was just I was I was a

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caveman. Ultimately, the whole idea behind the answer to this question is to literally build confidence in the prospects mind that hey, because it's, it's less about, like, I don't know, if you want to mention a convolution system. Maybe you don't? Yeah, three, two, because that was that was the thing. Like, I felt like you were on a, you're on a decent roll. But then you mentioned, how do we know it works, though? What is my answer? How do I know it works?

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Because you've taught a version of this in multiple media. Right? Right. So you've you've done

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just to kind of like think think out loud, right? You did the 16 hour version with Bina then you did the Quran revolution system with specifics of this in recorded media as well as Quran reading circles as well as your what how often do we do a new launch like a free forum? We do three times a year, three times a year. Yeah. So and each one of these launches, you're also interacting, engaging. It's just the fact that value continues to be given to the point where people see their transformation in a short period, then they come into a system to carry that forward over the course of like four months. But the fact and this is where you can kind of mentioned it like but sometimes

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before you can even consider that you need that intensive transformation experience. That isn't like an hour, that isn't three hours, but something that you could do over the span of days. Through immersion, right. Yeah, got it. Right. Immersion works. And like not only does immersion work, like it's something that's used across industries, platforms, media, and so it's a methodology that is definitely effective. And we're doing it for Quran and you've done it for Quran in various stages is just now being not distilled, but polished and refined for the live stream.

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Grab that PhD metaphor before this one. It's in the one before this. It's it. I thought it was it was solid. But here's

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you one second. Yeah. Just give me that that word before it here. Got it. 321. How do I know this is going to work for me. Let's rewind the cassette here, friends. When I taught this curriculum in a six months, format, people succeeded. When I taught it as a 10 day format, people succeeded in lined up to take it when I turned it into a 16 hour weekend seminar, people ate it up. And when the system was brought online, and people took the four month semester with the online program that I teach now, people found that they were able to digest that every walk of life. So the idea that it's been honed, tested, and really

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molded down. So all the fine imperfections are out all the extra information is gone. How do you know it's going to work? Well, because it's been distilled, cleaned and purified over the last 20 years. And it's worked for all the folks thus far.

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Okay, and now, we just want to do a quick recap and review. Go over, not in the same amount of detail. But just briefly, the what you're going to cover, how are you going to cover it? The objective and the sense of like that you're, you could just feed me that got these three, you can feed me the word as soon as I'm done with this, like, I'll start with the recap. And then because by the time you so let's start with process, briefly, what are you gonna cover and how are you gonna cover it? What we'll be covering are the files. Now this is just like so just as

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is a review in the time that we've covered because we've been recording for like, an hour, 48 minutes now.

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So it's like, just can I just see? I just want to check? Did you can't see it right? Is it? Is it overheating? I can? No, it's I don't see any symbol on it nothing Well, nothing. Bro got scared scared of you like, it scares like Bill, How came you? Everyone behaved everyone behavior Hey 321 just as a recap what we will be covering the foundations, the five pillars of recitation, how are we going to get through them through workstations creating an online environment where you're reciting with me, you're writing the surah and finding it constructed, I'm writing it for you, where I'm writing and constructing the surah for you. And we're having our live interventions where we're all

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interacting together, and you're listening to other folks and they're listening to you as you are improving.

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And at the end of this whole programming experience, you'll be able to demonstrate that that that and at the end of this program, you'll be able to demonstrate the ability to recycle or on we believe 50% more efficiently. Your breath work will be a new part of your exercise routine and a part of your life. And you will leave what I believe to be the most important with the confidence to pick up the Quran just because you have time.

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And what basically would be expected of you to be able to achieve this is and what's going to be expected from you to achieve this is on a few levels. Number one, the intention number two, it's about environment, not choosing to take an online class but building yourself a personal workspace number three, the week before the seminar, engaging with your breath and the videos that we send you for PrEP. Number four, I want you to test your background, click the link and join us so we can test your audio video and see if you've got the right setup. Number five as you are in the live seminar. Reach out ask for help interact with your fellow students play full tilt be present. After the

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seminar is completed on the first day, make sure you go home and not chill. But I digest, breathe, recite record yourself and supercharge everything you learned so that you can come in on the final day of our seminar. And lastly, most importantly to me in order for you to improve your speed, conquer your breath and leave with confidence. I know what you need, and you need it to it's the follow up, you know, a great weekend seminar just like a concert, at the end of the day extravaganza will just be that if I don't follow up with the information that's going to be available to me post unleashing my recitation.

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And ultimately, what the way that you'll be able to see yourself grow is x and you'll be able to measure this through why ultimately, the way you will be able to see yourself grow is an internal internal barometer. Do you feel like Hey, I feel like reading Quran? Do you feel a and this is tough to measure? Do you feel secure? I'm asking you to just in download this idea right now. And when you're in the seminar, or you're interacting with any of the information, do you feel secure? Now how is this hour any of my accomplishments, measurable, and that's going to be by you recording yourself right now or the day of the seminar and the day of the experience, record yourself.

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Preferably do it now if you can hear my voice, just pause, pick up your phone, double click to voice memo, read out of the bIllahi min ash shaytani regime, just read whatever comes out, the measure ability will come the day you hold that up to your recitation on the at the last hour of the seminar. Finally, you'll be able to measure distinctly your growth and achievement by knowing what the right sound is. And I'm most of us are looking for someone to correct us. I won't leave you reading perfect. I'll leave your ear in perfect pitch, being able to identify what a right sound is, and what a wrong sound is.

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And ultimately, what's in it for you is you'll be able to learn with all of this, you'll be connected with the book of Allah more, there'll be breathing better, and you'll have a lot more confidence. I look forward to you benefiting from this. I'll see you on the other side. So

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can you give me that first sentence I got the rest. Yeah, so ultimately, in terms of what's in it for you, is that you'll be able to recite and connect with the book of Allah. You'll be able to breathe better and have more confidence. I get that first sentence you're taking too far. I checked it out. I got the end part but I got Oh, okay. What's what's in it for me what's in it for you got it, too.

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And you want to know

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What's in it for you? Well, the ability to connect with your Creator has been on your list. Every time you raise your hands. Every time you hear something spiritual, you want to connect with your Lord. There's your first plus point. But number two, the ability to finally understand breathwork this ancient foreign foreign thing, and being able to apply it not only in your recitation, but immediately throughout life, public speaking places of anxiety. But wouldn't that final component of what am I leaving with? Oh, I, I took a weekend extravaganza. And I left with the confidence to recite the book of Allah. It's been a pleasure sharing this information with you friends. You know,

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the fun part. I've made these videos with Brother Bilaal in our team for years, and I've never been so confident. So if I see you on the inside, you heard me you felt me and you know what I've been about for the last two decades. Come join me so I can fast forward through that and get you right up to reading right up to par. Come on Leisha recitation, and I will see you all on the other side as Saddam was taken by the law

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and cut