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Personal progress in Aikido Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 04-02-2006 07:55 AM
Personal, not interesting rants of a newbie to aikido. Your comments helps me, thanks.
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Entries: 20
Comments: 16
Views: 56,194

Entries for the Month of May 2006

In General Finally, a good class! Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #5 New 05-21-2006 07:50 AM
I came with a better feeling to class, a little more "open up", and it really helped. Asking questions did help after all Also, our instructor started the class saying "lately i've been teaching you advanced techniques and I noticed all of you have bad basics! so today we'll be doing the basics again". Boy did I need that. I wish I had someone to practice with so I won't forget them again.
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In General 3 consecutive classes of disappointment Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New 05-14-2006 02:26 AM
I don't know why, but for the last several weeks, I go to classes and feel disconnected from what's going around, I feel like i'm doing evreything wrong and that i'll never get it right.
On the other hand I did have a few insights into how to do things, but overall I go to class not expecting much and by the end of it my throat is soar from disappointment.
Last class the head of the dojo gave the lesson, and the first thing he did was sort of a circular excercise, i got to practice with a new guy and we didn't understand it. since it was a big class and the instructor was on the other side of the room, we just stood like idiots trying to see what others were doing. later the instructor did it with me, and i still didn't get it. he said "you do it ok without getting it, don't worry", but he's just a nice guy i know he didn't want me to feel bad, that's it.
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