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Well My fiancÚ had maid all of the sword bags that Brent sensei had requested and I took them with me to class.
I arrived and went into the dojo witch was much warmer then usual. I got changed and felt different, I could not put my finger on what it was but everything felt weird some how.
I got changed and Rene arrived earlier than usual and we idle chit chatted and then I went into the main dojo and we watched the Jiu Jutsu class.
Earlier that day I received an email from Brent announcing that there was Grading and Rene and I had to go for our first grade, Rene does not think that he is ready but I know he is as the first grade is allways the easiest grade to go for anyway!
I had printed up what we need to know and also had Brent Sensei mark out what we need so this was not an issue at all.
The class started with Brent asking me to take the warm up and as usual I felt that I was not fast enough so Brent kind of took over! I think this is a training for voice and command but I cannot put my finger on what it is I am lacking in this.
We then did a Grade type warm up witch consists of rolling and things witch we did to almost exhaustion.
We immediately all sat and Brent Sensei was talking about Bushido and the Hagakure?
He talked about Loosing the ego and why we train and our conduct in training. He said that this was for Rene and I could only imagine that Rene had asked a question, that was until he talked about Yawning in class,I then knew this was punishment as my legs fell asleep and I could no longer sit in Seiza.
We then did the usual entering movements and the basics that we need to know for the grading.
I am now looking forward to this as I feel super ready for my first grade and I hope I will do good (Yet I feel that I will anyway).