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What is it with my internet connection never working after class? Anyway, here's Thursday's entry...
At least that's what my body's saying I was tonight. I took ukemi for sensei on our three of our four techniques we went over first hour...one being shomenuchi iriminage...heavy on the nage. Ouch.
Weapons class was fun tonight. We had someone drop in who had taken aikido earlier and he practiced with us. Did some cool bokken stuff...where you shomen, then both tenkan, then do one knee strike and then tsuki, but the defender sidesteps and is left with the opening.
Did some jo stuff, then did ushiro kotegaeshi with a tanto. I worked with the visitor guy (another John)...I could tell he had done it before a bit. But, at the end of each one when I was uke he kept stabbing me... Not that it hurt, but rather that I don't think that would be the thing to do... Oh well...I'll just stick with a disarm.
Yeah, so...anyway... I'll just go swing my bokken at some air or something.