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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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Entries: 36
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  #10 New 07-18-2004 01:58 PM
Yay! Less than a week later. Today was the Sunday morning 1 hour class. One of our blackbelts led the class. I managed to get through another class without injuring myself. I don't think I'll be too sore tommorow, which is great, because I may go to practice again tommorow night so that I can have Tuesday night to myself. We'll see.

I did get the opportunity to do some front rolls today, and while I still don't think I'm doing them all the way correctly, most of them felt better, and I didn't pull anything or land to hard.

For the last 10 or 15 minutes of class, we watched our sempai practice with multiple attackers. All three of the black belts participated along with a brown belt, a blue belt and a yellow belt. It was one of the coolest things I think I've ever watched. The yellow belt even took a turn at being nage. Looks extremely fun and frightening - like most everything in Aikido. Our female black belt was extremely graceful and she didn't move much at all while sending her attackers flying. The other black belts were equally impressive if not quite as graceful. The yellow belt did an admirable job, though you can certainly tell the difference!

Another excellent practice.
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