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Creation Date: 03-03-2005 01:13 AM
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  #59 New 01-13-2006 10:26 AM
Classes on Fridays are so different from other days: they're much smaller and as a result more informal. Usually I show up early to help lay mats with the other early birds. I end up hanging up the scroll of O Sensei for the first time and getting all the first aid box and attendance sheets ready as well.

The beginners class turns out to have three newbies in it. I partnered the only other girl in the class. She's wearing a white belt but I found out during practice that she's got two years of aikido practice under that belt in another dojo so her level is more like blue gold. She does a pretty good shiho nage...I've decided that she does the bit over her head better than me and I should learn from that. She asked me at the start was it always like this on Fridays ie were there always so few people? to which I said, yeah, other people have a life ;P.

We did a few round robin practices which I like as it gives me a chance to practice with guys I don't normally practice with.

The second class was a lot of ki training which I'm not good at. One move was like a breakdance move: rippling the movement through the arm. One young man in the group clearly had done this before cos his move was definitely more fluid than everyone else's. All I can say is I don't feel ANY ki. But hey maybe we can put aikido moves to music? All these ki exercises, add in a little rhythm, a few irimis, tenkans, rolls and we might just have a good dance routine.
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