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Last night was my first class after taking time off for physical therapy. I was enthusiastically welcomed back, and that felt good. The class size was small with just three of us, and our sensei.
The warm-up stretching and ukemi felt pretty good. My shoulder gave me no trouble at all during the class and was only a little sore after. My new toenail has grown in enough that I was able to do shikko and the two Hanmi-handachi waza we practiced (mune tsuki kote gaishi, and katate kosa tori sankyo). We finished the evening with a variety of koshi nage. I particularly like hip throws and do a relatively good job with them.
The three techniques we worked were all required techniques for the next test that Richard and I take. I felt pretty good about them, if a little rusty, but I need to practice a lot more. This was the last practice for me this week. I have PT on Thursday. I'll be able to train regularly -- at least twice a week -- starting next week.