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Personal progress in Aikido Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-02-2006 07:55 AM
Personal, not interesting rants of a newbie to aikido. Your comments helps me, thanks.
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In General Irimi crisis Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #16 New 12-08-2006 03:24 AM
I have a problem with irimi-nage.I'm aware of that for quite some time now. Sometimes it works better, sometime not as good, but it's not consistent, and even worse - not improving.

Last night we had an Irimi class. the instructor decided to work with me and try to explain it to me and i still didn't get it. I started feeling a bitter pain in my throat, that feeling I get when something completely gets to me and breaks me. From there on the class was complete hell. The instructor noticed I turned all introvert and got angry with me. I was constantly on the verge of breaking into tears. I kept thinking "What am I doing here? I could've been home, continuing having a wonderful day".
But I'm resolved to get over it. I'll ask the head instructor to help me. I'll ask nice senior students to assist me. I'll make Irimi Nage my strongest technique.
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RSS Feed 3 Responses to "Irimi crisis"
#3 12-10-2006 10:45 AM
RoyK Says:
Lan: That's exactly what Aikido has taught me so far - and I'm applying this lesson everywhere else in my life, thank you for your wishes. Natasha: You're absolutely right. Keeping that in mind should make my training more enjoyable and light, and training with joy helps learning faster. thanks.
#2 12-09-2006 11:32 PM
Just keep training!!!! What's the rush? You'll get it eventually, as long as you keep training. Respectfully, Natasha
#1 12-08-2006 06:13 PM
Lan Powers Says:
I'll make Irimi Nage my strongest technique Good for you! Strength through adversity, Best of luck, Lan

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