10.20.2017

Aikido Thursday Night - 10/19/17 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Adam and Willie

Ukemi:

Normal slaps and a few rolls.

The Walk:

Willie worked by himself

Releases:

Not tonight

Techniques:

Adam and I worked on his Koryu Dai San.  Had some issues with kneeling Kote Gaeshi and knife Kote Gaeshi.  Also did the bit of Koryu Dain Yon, and that went well.

Willie and Adam worked on Willie's Kote Gaeshi.  He's getting close.

Commentary:

None of note.

Aikido Tuesday Night - 10/17/17 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

John, Adam, and Anna

Ukemi:

Normal slaps and a few rolls.

The Walk:

Anna worked on it with John

Releases:

Anna worked on them with John

Techniques:

Adam and I worked on his Koryu Dai San.  Had some issues with kneeling Kote Gaeshi and 3rd knife technique.

Commentary:

None of note.

10.19.2017

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10.15.2017

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

10.13.2017

Aikido Thursday Night - 10/12/17 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

John, Adam, Laura and Willie.  No Anna?

Ukemi:

Normal slaps and a few rolls.

The Walk:

Not tonight.

Releases:

I worked with Willie

Techniques:

Adam and I worked on his Koryu Dai San.  Kind of rusty after about two weeks off.  Issues with: kneeling Kote gaeshi, knife kote gaeshi.  Bokken, and Jo work were pretty good.

Commentary:

None of note.

10.12.2017

Aikido Tuesday Night - 10/10/17 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Laura, and Anna ( a new student )

Ukemi:

Normal slaps plus intro to falling for Anna.

The Walk:

Multiple times.  I experimented with calling out different things instead of just numbers when doing the walk ("strong", "neutral", "left", "right", etc.) to help out the new student.

Releases:

Laura and Anna worked on this.

Techniques:

Laura worked with Anna on Shomenate.

Commentary:

She came back for a second night.  Good stuff

10.11.2017

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Sunday, October 08, 2017

10.10.2017

Aikido Thursday Night - 10/5/17 - Wasabi Dojo

Aikido players:

Laura, Willie, and Anna ( a new student )

Ukemi:

Normal slaps plus intro to falling for Anna.

The Walk:

Twice with the full group.  I then did some work with Anna on the first six stones of the walk, just the footwork.  Came back to this at the end of class

Releases:

Laura and Willie worked on this.  Anna did not

Techniques:

Laura and Willie worked on a bunch of techniques and joined in with me on "punch the dummy" drills

Commentary:

A new student!  And we might have another one on Tuesday.