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My Path Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 06-08-2009 01:55 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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  #144 New 01-26-2012 11:04 PM
I suppose it's a good sign that I'm too busy training to do much posting. Catching up a little, from last weekend, heres the video of my 2nd kyu exam. I couldn't do suwariwaza (goshdarnit!) because my leg kept going into spasms. Other than that, I had fun, and discovered a hundred more things to work on next.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CicJQO_q0UY&hd=1

My 2nd kyu Aikido exam, on 21 January, 2012. Many thanks to my mentor and uke, Cyril Poissonnet, 3rd Dan, whose teaching, coaching, and encouragement have been an important and happy part of my Aikido training from the beginning, and to Dave Goldberg Sensei, and all the teachers and students at Aikido of San Diego.

It's been a steady stream of "aha" moments since my exam. More to come on that soon.
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RSS Feed 2 Responses to "My 2nd Kyu Exam (video)"
#2 01-28-2012 04:21 PM
Linda Eskin Says:
Thank you, Francis Sensei. :-) Your friendship and encouragement mean a lot.
#1 01-27-2012 08:57 AM
aikishihan Says:
Congratulations on a balanced and focused demonstration of the fundamentals. Your maintenance of proper shisei allowed you to follow through with each movement required. Kudos to you, your mentor, your Sensei and to your dojo members, for a fine training atmosphere.
 




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