8.17.2018

Aikido Thursday Night - 8/16/18 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Jeremy

Ukemi:

No ukemi practice tonight.  All of the good mat is over in the new space, leaving just some 1" foam to fall on.   We did do the basic warm-up slaps.

The Walk:

Three times

Releases:

Jeremy and I made it through the first 6 of the set.

Techniques:

We worked on Gyaku gamae ate.

Commentary:

Still waiting on permits for the new space.  C'mon, Pearland!

8.15.2018

Aikido Tuesday Night - 8/14/18 - Wasbi Dojo

Aikido players:

Willie, Laura, and Jeremy

Ukemi:

No ukemi practice tonight.  All of the good mat is over in the new space, leaving just some 1" foam to fall on.   We did do the basic warm-up slaps.

The Walk:

Three times

Releases:

We did a bit of a cycle for releases:  Laura worked through hers with me, while Willie worked with Jeremy.  Willie then worked through his with me while Laura worked with Jeremy some more.

Techniques:

We had a bit of a Blum line for Shomen-ate and Aigamae-ate.

Commentary:

Still waiting on permits for the new space.  C'mon, Pearland!

8.14.2018

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Sunday, August 12, 2018


Saturday, August 11, 2018

8.13.2018

Weekend update

Friday:

ELO concert at Toyota Center

Saturday:

Blueberry muffins
Banking
Nap
Dinner at El Centinela with K

Sunday:

Edged the long street edge
Cookies
Nap
Golf
Mowed the charity house

Aikido Thursday Night - 8/9/18 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Jeremy

Ukemi:

No ukemi practice tonight.  All of the good mat is over in the new space, leaving just some 1" foam to fall on. 

The Walk:

Three times, plus extras

Releases:

Jeremy and I worked on the first 4.

Techniques:

We worked on Gyaku gamae-ate.

Commentary:

None tonight.

Aikido Tuesday Night - 8/7/18 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Willie and Jeremy

Ukemi:

No ukemi practice tonight.  All of the good mat is over in the new space, leaving just some 1" foam to fall on. 

The Walk:

Three times

Releases:

Willie and Jeremy worked on the first 4.

Techniques:

We worked on Gyaku gamae-ate.

Commentary:

None tonight.

Weekend update - ArmadilloCon

Thursday:

Up early and on the road to Austin for ArmadilloCon
Check in to the Omni
Offload
Aikido at Aikido of Austin
Loung by the pool
Dinner at Fonda San Miguel
Set up the Art Show

Friday:

Breakfast at Kerby Lane
Into the Art Show for hanging art

Saturday:

Breakfast at Magnolia Cafe
Into the Art Show
Dinner at Marianna's

Sunday:

Breakfast at the hotel
Into the Art Show
Art Show teardown
Dinner at County Line
Prep for mail-out

Monday:

Up early to drop mail off at UPS, FedEx and USPS
Stop at Berdoll's for pecans
Unload truck
crash

8.10.2018

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Wednesday, August 08, 2018


Tuesday, August 07, 2018

8.06.2018

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Saturday, August 04, 2018


Friday, August 03, 2018

8.02.2018

Aikido Thursday Afternoon - 8/2/18 - Aikido of Austin

Aikido players:

A bunch of folks whose names I don't remember, plus Laura.

Ukemi:

No ukemi warm-up as is usual for this dojo

The Walk:

N/A

Releases:

N/A

Techniques:

A mae-otoshi work alike plus a Gyaku gamae-ate work alike both from double hand grabs.

Commentary:

My annual visit to this dojo (the home dojo for Laura D., a good friend of mine) when I visit Austin for ArmadilloCon.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018


Monday, July 30, 2018