Well….. Nobody Died

Peter wasn't around to teach today. The above title was a quote from Chris who did teach.For the most part the attack was a punch to the face today. We did an entry where you enter, as you deflect or capture the attacking arm. Responses were udekime...

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Class 4 Of The Week – Friday Night

Well... Somehow I got to 4 classes this week. Tonight Bob taught. We did some sumiotoshi, ushiro jujinage, kaitenage, sankyo, and more. We did most of the techniques in a line all night. The line was short enough to keep things moving. The advance...

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Class 3 of the week….Wednesday Night

Mike taught. Hadn't seen one of his classes in a while. He used to teach Monday nights but as long as it's football season I doubt I'll see him for a class very often.Anyway... we had a great class. Did some great throws. I took some throws for som...

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Yay Yonkyo

I managed a kidsitter tonight so I got to North Shore Aikikai for a class tonight.We practiced certain types of ukemi tonight. Going over a jo, doing a few line techniques to practice.The last thing of the night was a grab attack, step off to the side...

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That Was Different

As usual, Peter had an interesting class. He started us out holding a bokken, attempting to swing it while balancing on one foot. We did both sides a couple of times and then moved on.He has us doing a different opening. The class was all jodan tsuk...

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Monday Night Double Header

Due to family, I haven't been able to do a double monday class for the past few weeks. I was able to this week.I got to Shodokan and Serge was teaching. Serge had an interesting opening he was having us focus on. For whatever reason, he asked me to ...

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