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Creation Date: 11-22-2004 06:17 PM
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  #13 New 10-18-2004 03:05 PM
On Saturday I came a little late to ukemi class. Jim came that day a little later and helped me with my hakama. We did forward rolls and sensei noticed some problems with my rolling. I should look backwards as soon as I start the roll. Always. And secondly, I should place my hand at 45 degrees to the direction I roll. So even after so many rolls I still have a place to improve them. I guess the prfect one does not exist Then we did rolls with a partner. You hold in katate dori, he steps as taino hanko, steps through and throws. Jim showed me the direction to move. To step through I should not turn 180 degrees as in taino hanko, but smth like 135. While being uke sensei emphasized the importance of looking at your partned while being throws. That protects you head from bumping directly to the mat.
Then the main class started. Bill Witt sensei was teaching and my partner was Stacy. She helped me with morote dori kokyu ho and her corrections made me feel the technique. I still have difficulty of understanding how to reproduce that, but I least I felt it couple times. She showed me the axis of the turn which goes through a point between the wrist and elbow very close to elbow. We also did shihonage from yakute dori, which was very unusual to me. We haven't done that for a long time. Then iriminage. I have troubles with techniques involving the whole body for throw (kokyu ho, iriminage) I don't "feel" them and feel uncomfortable doing them. Will practice them more.
Then we had the weapon class doing boken suburis from 1 to 6 alone and with partner. My partners were Stacy and Phyllip. Sensei asked to really drop the body and bend the feet while striking (exaggerating) to gain the feeling.
Well, I guess that's it. Nothing special or unusual.
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