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Went in to work with Rick on his test stuff. I am going to get to be Uke for the tanto part of his Shodan test!!! WOW is that cool or what!!!!
Rick and I worked together for a bit, then traded off and I worked with Bob Lavazzo a lot. It was great! I can see why people want Bob as a shodan uke. We worked a lot on my Swuri Wazza. I think that I may have learned a thing or two, hard to tell. Need to work on it more. Moving my "FEET" is part of my problem. Entering too deeply is another. I need to relax more, and just get off the line for the beginnings of the techniques. Pick a spot behind and just to the side of the Uke as the spot that I am "aiming" their arm for when entering. Keep low and close to the mat. Don't get so high up with my knees when walking. Guide the uke more to the mat. God knows what it is that I do with Yanko, cause I surely don't!
Somewhere in this whole process, I did something to my shoulder……