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Terry Donaghe's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-24-2005 10:40 AM
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In General 12th Practice - Ouch! Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #13 New 08-01-2004 05:33 PM
Yup. Ouch. Twisted my ankle right at the end of an otherwise excellent practice. Sundays are usually just an hour class. Spent the whole hour training with some excellent sempai and then towards the end of class Sensei had everyone do random attacks with each other. This time he allowed us newbies to participate - slowly. So I did, with two different partners and actually learned a couple of things. Then, Sensei came over and had me be uke for various different attacks - this was a lot of fun. A lot of fun right up until I got my foot caught up in my pants, twisted my ankle, and fell down like a ton of bricks.

Fortunately, it's no where near the worst I've done, and I can put my weight on it. It swelled up pretty bad at first, but we put ice on it. After 20 minutes or so, I was able to drive home. Sensei said I should change my story to save some embarassment, but I think I'll stick with the comedic effect. I have no macho ego to tend to.

No telling how long I'll be out of practice, but I doubt it will be for longer than a week.
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