Welcome to AikiWeb Aikido Information
AikiWeb: The Source for Aikido Information
AikiWeb's principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

Sections
home
aikido articles
columns

Discussions
forums
aikiblogs

Databases
dojo search
seminars
image gallery
supplies
links directory

Reviews
book reviews
video reviews
dvd reviews
equip. reviews

News
submit
archive

Miscellaneous
newsletter
rss feeds
polls
about

Follow us on



Home > AikiWeb Aikido
Go Back   AikiWeb Aikido Forums > AikiWeb AikiBlogs > rogueenergy's Blog

Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to over 22,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced features available, you will need to register first. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!

rogueenergy's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 06-15-2005 02:06 PM
rogueenergy
Offline
rss2
Blog Info
Status: Public
Entries: 6
Comments: 0
Views: 13,943

In General Testing Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #2 New 06-18-2005 01:34 PM
Well my test is done. I passed, not sure how, but I did. I'm now Rokyu. Testing was fun, but surprising. I blanked out for part of the test. Roseberry Shihan had us doing randouri and when it was my turn to be tori I blanked. I kept moving, but I blanked on all technique. When the techniques came back to me I had already done one out of muscle memory, not quite the way it should have been done, but it worked. One of the other students grabbed both of my shoulders and I instincively went into Ikkyo. It must have been good enough because it caught sensei Jamie's attention. In fact that's what we worked on after testing was over. Anyway, when some of the techniques started coming back I couldn't pull any forward throws to my mind, so instead of a lot of forward moving entering I found myself doing a lot of tenkan movements to avoid attacks instead of performing techniques, at least until the right openning presented itself so I could do one of the techniques I could actually remember.

*Sigh

But it's done. I'm exhausted. On top of testing, I play bass in a band, I played that night and the next night, so sleep has been at a minimum and I feel it. I just want to curl up somewhere and sleep until tomorrow. But I know that won't happen so I'll quit dreaming and get back to life!
Views: 3346



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:51 PM.



vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2014 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
----------
Copyright 1997-2014 AikiWeb and its Authors, All Rights Reserved.
----------
For questions and comments about this website:
Send E-mail
plainlaid-picaresque outchasing-protistan explicantia-altarage seaford-stellionate