Strength Machine Orientation Today
I haven't used weights in such a long time, 3-4 years at the max. With my knees bothering me and other problems.. I was afraid to do so. A week or two ago, I decided to start up again.. just for other workout options.
I wanted to document t... Read more
Days following my testing:
Acouple days after my belt test, Sat. Mar. 27th, I decided to take time off. I thought I deserved it and that it was a benefit to me. I was going to take time off before my testing, but I didn't want to delay the test any longer. I wrote my inst... Read more
Advanced Blue Test: 03/23/10
I was definitly ready to clean my slate this time around, which it said on my testing form. I was ready to say farwell to injuries, our family situation and expecially my lack of confidence. Test started tonight at 7:30 and we began with some "q... Read more
This is a class for the books, I enjoyed it this time around. I went to the YMCA for my class tonight because I missed Tuesday night class. To start, this was sooo random, Jr. did a pattern, ha! I turned around in the middle of the group session... Read more
Class Today. I got there just before Jessica arrived, so for 10-15 minutes we sat down and talked. Lloyd came over and Jessica mentioned how I need a testing form for this month. I haven't made up my mind about testing and Lloyd basically made i... Read more
Third Year Anniversary for Martial Arts
To Start, I need to back up to my 2nd Year posting, for which I said that I had a joint (inflammation) injury. I had a hard time with inflammation for the first acouple of months, but with some time off from training, it finally went away. I did... Read more
3rd Tip Today:
So as Jr. promised me, he took me to the side to do my tip test. He called my name in the middle of stretches, but I wanted to continue stretching. He said, it's ok you'll be alright.
Jr. really didn't bug me too much during my tip test. I ... Read more
Fourth Year Anniversary on Spark:
Sorry, I don't have much to say. I wanted to put this into my blog to show that .... another year has come and a new one has just begun!... Read more
Assisting, taking it easy and trying to get back in training:
I went to training today and started with my own stretching. When I got the rope out and used it couple times, it came apart... I wasn't happy. I got back in the middle of there kicks, so I asked if I could hold the paddle which... Read more
It's been over 3 months now since I returned back to swimming. When I was a child, I never learned to do the different strokes, that was for star levels. I stopped taking lessons right before those levels began. I can't do the back stroke, hand ... Read more
Slowly getting back into the Groove:
Went to class today. I didn't feel very comfortable on doing it, because I really didn't know what I could do... physically. I talked to Jess. asking, if we do groups, can I get a higher group. She explained that the younger instructor or lower ... Read more
Can think of a tittle for it....
TKD Training these past couple weeks have been off and on. On the 15th, I received my 2nd Tip from Jr and that where it all started. I didn't have time to warm-up, they weren't even going to give me time. I did go did try to warm-up myself and s... Read more
Two Classes, Swimming and a Belt Test.
Club: Jessica taught. We did warm-up, stretching and then kicks. The kicks was done in combination, I don't think I made one up today??
Group work, I took the yellow and white belts. They didn't really know there pattern, so I gave the whit... Read more
Assisting the White Belts:
For the last a couple of weeks, I've been assisting way more then usual. One time I assisted with another blue belt, we had 4 white belts, two with more experience. By the end, I took the two with more experience and the other two continued with... Read more
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YMCA Training and some Sparring Rounds:
Class Tonight, I decided at the very end that I'll participate at the YMCA tonight. I had a good time, which is the past experience I found it hard to enjoy myself. I got there at the beginning on the Intermediate class (Matthew R. class), so I ... Read more