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R came up after Mondays session and talked about developing my Aikido in a moreindividual fashion. He said the techniques were there but I was having problems because I was trying to use strength. Hurrah!
L, one of my other Sensei, has taken a shine to S and is always helping her with her techniques...and even with her Aikido. I love the fact that he always makes a point of coming over and telling you you've had a good session (if you've had one!)
If someone moves I can normally do a technique (not always in the best style my centre still needs working on but never mind) but when I'm working with The Karate Demon (TKD) it's like trying to get flow out of a fence. Once he's got me he just WILL NOT MOVE! I have similar trouble with some of the others who don't move so much I just feel that at my stage I should be able to move them... grrrr. keep on fighting! in. y'know the most Zen like go-with-the-flow manner. I feel like a sack of spuds because I'm trying to heave TKD round. I need to listen to those physical instincts more.
Find that centre, girl, find that centre!
M is taking the first steps on the road to getting his black belt! Good for him.
ooh... have also found a Kung Fu class that is relatively nearby. I think I'll go over this week and see what the class is like.