Welcome to AikiWeb Aikido Information
AikiWeb: The Source for Aikido Information
AikiWeb's principal purpose is to serve the Internet community as a repository and dissemination point for aikido information.

Sections
home
aikido articles
columns

Discussions
forums
aikiblogs

Databases
dojo search
seminars
image gallery
supplies
links directory

Reviews
book reviews
video reviews
dvd reviews
equip. reviews

News
submit
archive

Miscellaneous
newsletter
rss feeds
polls
about

Follow us on



Home > AikiWeb Aikido
Go Back   AikiWeb Aikido Forums > AikiWeb AikiBlogs > jxa127's Blog

Hello and thank you for visiting AikiWeb, the world's most active online Aikido community! This site is home to over 22,000 aikido practitioners from around the world and covers a wide range of aikido topics including techniques, philosophy, history, humor, beginner issues, the marketplace, and more.

If you wish to join in the discussions or use the other advanced features available, you will need to register first. Registration is absolutely free and takes only a few minutes to complete so sign up today!

jxa127's Blog Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 02-09-2005 01:53 PM
jxa127
Offline
rss2
Blog Info
Status: Public
Entries: 109
Comments: 18
Views: 81,731

In General Still training...focusing on jiyuwaza Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #90 New 09-14-2005 08:23 AM
In another week or so, I'll have been training for exactly six years!

It's been a few months since my last entry. Getting the nursery ready for the baby has been my main focus during that time. I've had to strip the paneling off the walls and put up drywall. I'm spackling now. Luckily, I've had a lot of help from family and friends.

In spite of that, I've been managing a regular training schedule. I've had some challenges over the past few months other than getting ready for the baby. The hardest thing has been adapting to having diabetes. For a while I was on a medication that made me pretty sick. My current medication only makes me a little sick, and only sometimes. I've also experienced some weight gain, which has been exceedingly frustrating. I think I'm starting to get that back under control, though, and my blood sugar has been pretty good.

My biggest challenge in training has been working on jiyuwaza (a single attacker, usually any attack, with any technique is usually how we define it). I'll need to show five arts against three different attacks for my shodan exam.

So my focus has been on starting with a good hamni (even when tired), thinking about my next technique as I'm finishing the last one, presenting clear, clean techniques, moving sooner (as opposed to quicker), and using my initial movement to blend well.

In other words, I'm working on gaining a minimum level of proficiency.

Views: 779 | Comments: 1


RSS Feed 1 Responses to "Still training...focusing on jiyuwaza"
#1 09-14-2005 12:55 PM
Minimum level or proficiency? Sounds like you're right on the money then with prmotion. Shodan is where you start learning. Sounds funny to some people being as that Shodan is their goal, but that's only the beginning. Good luck J. Congrats on the baby too.
 




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:22 AM.



vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2014 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited
----------
Copyright 1997-2014 AikiWeb and its Authors, All Rights Reserved.
----------
For questions and comments about this website:
Send E-mail
plainlaid-picaresque outchasing-protistan explicantia-altarage seaford-stellionate