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4 Students there Victor, Don, Me, and someone that I have not met before.
This was an intense group to work with tonight. Really got my workout in. Morte Dori Tenchi Nage. The Tenchi Nage Heaven and Earth throw is more difficult than most of the other things that we have done so far for me. I can't seem to get the timing or the "set up" right for when the Uke comes around the corner… Then we did the same kind of technique, but let the Uke come all the way around, and then gently tugged on the back of their gi, and over they went this was really strange, and a lot of fun. Kind of like magic they just fall down....
Then we did Morte Dori when you step forward, and throw the uke with your arm opposite them. This was wild. My rolling is good on the right side, but not as good on the left side. Sensei recommed more left side rolling before or after class. There is a hump in my energy on the throw, that has something to do with my not understanding what is making the Uke go forward at the end...
I like small classes because you generally get tossed a couple of times with Sensei. Tonight was no exception, wow there is so much smoothness, and peace there. So easy to Uke for, amazes me, and I laugh every time it happens.