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Ugh! I'm dyin' here.
FINALLY, I got back on the mat Monday night. Been gone 6 months due to Mr. Baby showing up in the world. (cute little bug!)
So... I get on the mat, here we go: back to basics. New student is on the mat, getting ready to test for 5th kyu. Cool! Easy workout. Not a problem.
I wake up Tuesday and can't hardly get outta bed! OMG! I am SO freaking outta shape, it's pathetic.
/insert two days of stretching and recovery time.
Get on the mat last night. (Thursday) Nikyo Waza! Not only am I going down alot, but going in pain... landing on at least one knee (and those hurt) and now... I'm DYING AGAIN!
Okay, maybe I'm over exagerating a little.
Did learn some good stuff though. REALLY effective henkawaza where we lock the uke down in Nikyo Ura (wrist locked to the chest) then you turn that wrist out and bring your inside arm up underneath uke's extended arm. Then you go Palm Up, Palm Down. Throw that hip in there and watch the uke fly! Was good stuff.
We did several of those last night, variations off of nikyo. Did a sokomen iriminage, kokyunage and a couple others... but I'm out of it right now. Functioning on 6 hours sleep after a 21 hour day.
(chaulk up 4 hours so far this week)