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Just stumbled upon the blog section and thought it would be a great idea to keep a "journal" of my progress and/or digress.
I'm going into my second month of training at the moment and my main focus is footwork and breathing. I'm constantly holding my breath while rolling and falling. In the beginning I was also "dancing" a lot with my feet while trying to perform techniques. I think it has a lot to do with being unsure of my positioning.
Right now the list of things-to-work-on seems endless. I need to work on my rolls, footwork, breathing, timing, smoothness, relaxation, positioning, distance...EVERYTHING!
But like my blog says; i'm in it for the long haul. See you on the other side.