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My Path Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 06-08-2009 01:55 PM
Linda Eskin
My path to and through Aikido. Observations on Aikido, fitness, happiness, horses, & life, by a 53 y/o sho-dan.

This same blog (with photos and a few additional trivial posts, but without comments) can be found at www.grabmywrist.com.

I train with Dave Goldberg Sensei, at Aikido of San Diego.
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Entries: 242
Comments: 367
Views: 855,939


In Testing 4th Kyu Exam - Video Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #107 New 11-13-2010 11:12 PM
As promised:

A few rough edges. (Darnit, I do *so* know those jo techniques!) But on the whole I'm pretty satisfied.

Even better I'm excited that I get to train in the 4th-kyu and up classes now. A chance to feel completely lost and incompetent all over again.
Views: 2470 | Comments: 5

RSS Feed 5 Responses to "4th Kyu Exam - Video"
#5 11-16-2010 09:06 AM
CitoMaramba Says:
Omedeto gozaimasu! Good test!
#4 11-15-2010 10:49 AM
ninjaqutie Says:
Congrats on passing. I have always wanted a blue belt.... We don't use the colored belts in my dojo and my previous style didn't use blue belts either, but we did have purple!
#3 11-15-2010 08:02 AM
Congratulations on your test!..thank you for sharing it...I felt like I was there. You are really going great.
#2 11-14-2010 12:26 PM
Linda Eskin Says:
Thanks Tim. :-) That's exactly what I was trying for. Sensei asked, in our group huddle afterward, if I was nervous. I thought I was just intently focused, but not too freaked out, but in retrospect, yeah, I was nervous. There's something to look at between now and 3rd kyu - staying relaxed and present.
#1 11-14-2010 10:16 AM
tim evans Says:
Linda looked good I thought you had good flow not hyperspeed but good continueous movement your progressing rock on.

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