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Another class with just Sensei and I. It's nice getting all this personal attention. It sure is helping me figure out a lot of issues I've had with certian techniques. It's a little hard on Senseis knee, during ukemi, as there is no break for him while others take turns trying the techniques. I told him that it might be easier on him if he took double the turn as nage so I can work on MY ukemi more at greater speeds, and he can practice manipulating my 220 lbs of energy at speeds he wishes. He said he thought that that was a good idea.
Sensei is beginning to throw me harder and faster now. It is intresting to feel the techniques at higher speeds as uke. He even throws in a breakfall throw, without telling me, to see how well I can handle it. He's careful not to get too agressive when he does this.
Did a lot of Ki testing today. I think it is helping me with my lazy leg syndrome. I'm having trouble with passing one of the Ki tests. Funekogi, and Zengo I have stability problems with a test from behind. I can pass after a few tries but never on the initial test.
Worked on Shiho-nage. Slowed it down, watched my foot work, and kept my lazy leg syndrome from forcing my ass in the way. I also adjusted it so I wasn't raising Ukes hand up too high so he had the opportunity to spin out of it for a reversal.
We also worked on Jo kata #2. I was pleasantly supprised to be able to pick up the moves quickly. Now all I need to do is do them right. That should only take another 30 years or so.