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What a Work out. GUY takes a BIG FALL!
We worked on three on old techniques, and previously studied techniques, and one new technique. The old ones were Gyakute dori Tenchi Nage? Gykute Dori Kote Gaeshi, and another one that I can't recall. Then we learned a new one, which involved Nages Arm under Ukes Arm Close to Ukes body, and a toss of the Uke forward…. This is a neat one, but I had a hard time with the footwork on it. Sensei came over to show us how to do it better. I was in the non rolling group, Sensei must have decided that I was being shy, he gave me a big throw….(Well it felt like one!). I was a little spooked for a second, then rolled perfectly back to my feet when I hit the mat. It was magic! And so so so smooth. That is the thing that I have noticed the last few times that I have been Uke for Sensei, the flow and smoothness is unbelievable…
We worked a lot on flow and footwork today, it was a lot of movement, and my Partners all seemed to be going at light speed. It was interesting. I kept up but was sure winded several times.
Lots of sweat. I don't understand how people can not get a workout doing this.
The new move, which I have got to get the name for seemed impossible on the footwork for me.