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Eighteen and life and counting, eighteen and life to go..... Sorry, remembering the old days.
Todays class was again phenomenal. We actually worked a lot of basics today.
The basics for both positions.
We worked the arm bar from bottom, the guillotine from bottom, and we worked a simple pass from the top. No brain surgery here, but it's always nice to concentrate on the basics. Working the basics of any sport is a "must". Even in football, you work the basics each year, wrestling, etc etc etc. We worked hand positions, posture, and to "feel".
We went live at the end and I got to work with Felicia. She's got some good skill. It's weird working with a girl and I feel I do not try as hard, but I force myself to because she wont benefit from me being a wuss to her. She's also good enough to get out of everything I can put on her, so no worries there.
We worked on the basic strikes on one another. Jab, Cross, Hook, Cut Kick, Powerhouse kick. It was fun and at the end we did drill sparring. I didn't do too bad, but I have a ways to go. I haven't sparred for a long time. I only remember getting mad when someone is winning and I want to fight them. It's my downfall, but I guess I need that sort of drive to do what I want to do. But out of respect for the training hall, myself, and my instructors I must follow the rules. If I want to spar I can go spar on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
I did not work out today. I feel like a bum. I missed working out. At least I got to train twice today though.
I was thinking on the way home how I can not wait to start Jujitsu for Christ. I thought about changing it and trying to get set up in a gym, but I feel I would help the community more by doing JJfC. I will ask for donations though. My goal afterall is to make this a business.