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Journey of 1k steps Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-29-2008 11:36 AM
Diane Stevenson
Just a returning student determined to stay in it for the long-haul, insha'allah. A blog to stay focused, stay motivated and gain insight.
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Entries: 21
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In Training A little knowledge... Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New 05-21-2008 10:23 PM
You know the saying: "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing."

Huh. I recall the last time I re-started in Aikido after a few years absence I managed to pull my groin muscles the first week or so. This time I thought I'd be smarter and get in some conditioning before I started. Not smart enough I guess. This time it's my left hamstring. (sound of hand smacking forehead) "doh!"

Enough knowledge to have a strong attack and take a fall decently, but not enough to know better and hold back until I'm really back into decent ukemi. It was the forward roll out of a shomenuchi kitenage (spelling?) that did me in.

Oh well. Now I have to go it slow for a couple weeks. I know, I know, ...patience. This is not my forte, so I guess this is a good opportunity to learn more and practice that particular virtue.

On the bright side, I have a new "fashion accessory" -- a brand new neoprene thigh wrap!
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