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Creation Date: 06-08-2009 02:55 PM
Linda Eskin
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My path to and through Aikido. Observations on Aikido, horses, & life, by a 52 y/o 1st kyu.

This same blog (with photos and a few additional trivial posts, but without comments) can be found at www.grabmywrist.com.

I train with Dave Goldberg Sensei, at Aikido of San Diego.
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  #17 New 09-11-2009 03:14 AM
I'm too tired to be eloquent this evening.

I've been working with my mentor, a senior student at the dojo, preparing for my upcoming (9/19) 6th kyu test. It never ceases to amaze me how perceptive a good teacher can be. Working with him has done my Aikido a world of good. Only 2 more sessions with him before the test. I'm nervous/excited, but not panic-stricken. Feeling pretty good about it.

This weekend (Fri-Sun) is our dojo's annual fall Aikido Retreat. 3 days of training and other fun in the local mountains. This will be the first I've gone to (I only started in May of this year). The guest instructor will be Kayla Feder Sensei, and of course our own Dave Goldberg Sensei. There's no matted area, so no rolling. Lots of weapons work, and non-falling Aikido. I have it on good authority that it's going to be a blast, and I'm really looking forward to it.

Time to stop packing and start sleeping...
Linda
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#1 09-11-2009 11:38 AM
ninjaqutie Says:
Sounds fun! I would love to go to my dojo's seminar in the summer, but ours is so expensive! We also have a seminar up in Eugene with Chiba Sensei. This one isn't too expensive, but still expensive enough that we can't go. WAH! Keep us updated on how the lead up to your test goes, the seminar... and of course the test once it comes around!
 




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