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Had a very enjoyable practice this friday evening. The Friday instructor in prepping us for grading, had us do a tonne of variations on yokomen which we practice infrequently. It helps a lot cos sometimes I just don't remember when it's called out during grading. I had not really practised ikkyo from yokomen much before, or nikkyo for that matter and got it completely wrong at first.
Then he did the same in the second class with ushiro. All the variations which we don't often do like ushiro irimi nage and kotegaeshi and shihonage which I often forget how to do. And oh yes, kokyuho.
Plus the haze wasn't so bad today afternoon and evening. It was just a bit bad in the morning.