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Creation Date: 02-09-2005 02:53 PM
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In General Randori, again, finally...and a seminar next month Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #81 New 01-14-2005 10:19 AM
Classes have been going well. We're gearing up for a test next month, but I'm not sure exactly when. I'll be testng for 1st kyu.

Last night, only the senior students showed up for some reason, but we had a very good class. We worked on a few test techniques, and finally got to do some full-speed randori!

When it's just the more experienced students, the class has a more relaxed and more productive feel. That's not to say that I dislike working with beginners! I enjoy both experiences, but it's nice to work with experienced ukes only, from time to time.

We did randori in hamni handachi against two uke toward the end of class. I felt pretty good about how I did. The first time I went, I quickly got caught up with my attackers, but still managed to keep going in spite of that. The second time, I did a much better job of moving and did not get caught up as quickly.

Lastly, Ellis Amdur is coming to my neck of the woods again, and I think I'll go to his seminar!
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