Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Class At NSA

Went to North Shore Aikikai last night. Matt taught. Good class. We focused practice around doing a proper tenkan. So the techniques we worked on had a tenkan in them. Had a lot of fun. Towards the end of class Matt had us doing those techniques for a freestyle practice. We also practiced controlling an uke with a sankyo.

What I found was that the first techniques and the last were my best ones. Somewhere in the middle I was not doing a full tenkan. This kind of thing happens with freestyle. Even at the easy pace we kept, it was harder to focus on proper technique in that environment. So that means I need more practice.


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