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Terry Donaghe's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-24-2005 09:40 AM
Terry Donaghe
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Status: Public
Entries: 36
Comments: 5
Views: 73,697

In General 10th Practice Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #11 New 07-20-2004 10:35 PM
Whew. Today's practice was full of new things. Sensei went to a seminar up in Chicago this past weekend and brought back a class full of new techniques for us. I've never experienced a choke hold until tonight. That was... interesting. The take down was pretty scary and I didn't want to try it on my partner. Just learning the choke part was hard enough.

I think I'm slowly learning to do better falls and slowly learning to blend with my partner better. My footwork is progressing as well, I think. It's still difficult to remember what goes where and when, but I'm slowly getting the hang of it. I will just keep practicing. I'm not looking to master anything any time soon. I'm just having a great time learning all this new stuff.

Tonight I was introduced to a new world of foot pain: Suwari Waza. It was my first time learning to walk like that. Sensei makes it look so incredibly easy. I immediately learned that I have a whole new set of muscles to develop. Ouch. But it's cool and I think I began to get the hang of it. Of course, doing the technique on the floor was totally different and it was very difficult to remember what to do in what order because I was so concerned about putting my knees in the right place and all. I need more practice. But ouch!

Hopefully I'll be able to get to practice on Thursday, because I'll be out of town this weekend.

I'm loving Aikido!
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