5.23.2015

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Thursday, May 21, 2015


Wednesday, May 20, 2015

5.22.2015

Aikido Thursday Night - 5/21/15

Aikido players:

Mario, Marvin, Kim, Dan, John, and Gail

Techniques:

Dan and Marvin worked on Hiki Otoshi

Marvin and John worked on Waki Gatamae

Kim and Gail worked on Shihonage

Marvin and Gail worked on Shihonage

Kim and John worked on Shihonage

Aftermath:

None of note

5.21.2015

Weekend update

Friday:

Lunch at ?????
Aikido

Saturday:

Graduation at Rice for Carissa
Lunch at Val's

Sunday:

Packed for trip to Philly
Drove to IAH for flight
Dropped Carissa off at her house

Monday:

Up early to make it to LeHigh for graduation
Red Robin for lunch
Jules' house - got to meet the dogs and cats
Nectar for dinner

Tuesday:

Drove Val to train station for trip to Temple
Movie with Carissa, Kim, and Mom - Pitch Perfect 2
Back into Philly for flight home
Left 50 minutes late from Philly, arrived at IAH on time

Aikido Friday Night - 5/15/15

Aikido players:

Tim, Mario, Marvin, Gail, Kim, and Dan

Ukemi:

Watched over everyone else

The Walk:

Twice. 

Releases:

I worked with Mario.  Kim worked with Marvin.  Dan worked with Gail.

Techniques:

Monkey in the middle with Aigamae-ate as the goal.  Initial off-balance for a number of reps and then we moved on to actually attempting the technique


Aftermath:

None of note.

5.19.2015

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Sunday, May 17, 2015


Saturday, May 16, 2015

5.15.2015

Aikido Thursday Night - 5/14/15

Aikido players:

Mario, Marvin, Kim, Dan, and Gail

Techniques:

13 and 11 were the techniques for the evening.

I had folks rotate through as Gail's uke for the evening.  The remaining folks rotated through each other as uke/tori.

Aftermath:

None of note

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Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Tuesday, May 12, 2015

5.12.2015

Weekend update

Friday:

Annual Dr. exam
Shoulder exam by sports medicine doc
Lunch with K. at Habanero's
Aikido

Saturday:

Blueberry pancakes
Aikido
Lunch at Habanero's
Baked some chocolate chip cookies

Sunday:

Very lazy day
Did some reading


Aikido Saturday Afternoon - 5/9/15

Aikido players:

Tim, Mario, Marvin, Dan, John, Diego, Adrian, and Josh (the last two are potential new students who take other martial arts at our location)

Ukemi:

Got in none of my own, watched over everyone else.

The Walk:

Twice.

Releases:

Marvin and Diego

Dan, Marvin, and John

Techniques:

Dan, Marvin, and John worked on Shomen-ate.  John begged off early with shoulder issues.

Aftermath:

None of note.

Aikido Friday Night - 5/8/15

Aikido players:

Tim, Mario, Marvin, and John

Ukemi:

None for me, resting the shoulder after having a doc look at it.

The Walk:

Twice.  One high speed, one low speed

Releases:

Mario, Marvin and John worked together

Techniques:

We started out with Aigamae-ate.  then moved to just working on the initial off-balance, then did the same thing in a randori-like situation.  It exposed some issues they have with some basic concepts.


Aftermath:

None of note.

Aikido Thursday Night - 5/7/15

Aikido players:

Mario, Marvin, and John

Techniques:

3, 7, and 14 were the techniques for the evening

Aftermath:

None of note

5.11.2015

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Saturday, May 09, 2015


Friday, May 08, 2015