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Posted on November 16, 2012 at 4:53am — 3 Comments
Some days my personal life seems to bog me down. There are days I just don't do anything right . And I am made to feel useless. Yesterday was not one of them. Martial arts always lifts my spirits and takes me away from that everyday place.
I usually teach the children's class for the most part. Right now I don't have a scheduled adult class but I tend to cover for people when they are away or don't show up.
Tuesday I was having one of those upsetting days. Wednesday I…Continue
Posted on July 26, 2012 at 6:37am — 2 Comments
I am training really hard, trying to get all my techniques and forms together. One form that was totally bugging me out is finally learned. All it took was 2 solid hours working it with a great teacher, who is asking nothing for the time she is spending with me, just pass the test. BUSHIDO! Three of us meet on Fridays and work on specific techniques or forms. This has helped a lot. Don't get me wrong , some days I feel totally inadequate. I will do my…Continue
Posted on April 20, 2012 at 6:44pm — 10 Comments
Hi Wael and fellow Hapkidoists!
So I am preparing for my Black Belt on May 13th and I am training almost everyday, watching videos of our techniques, teaching and working at the dojang....
And yet, I feel I am not retaining what I am learning. I felt I could have waited for the next test ( a few years) but my Sabumnim wanted me to go for it. I see some of our senior teachers looking at our class of Bodans, and whether they literally say it or you can…Continue
Posted on April 12, 2012 at 5:07am — 2 Comments
Hi Wael and Everyone at Hapkido Network! Although the last test that I participated in ( not for rank) left me thinking I shouldn't attempt the Black Belt test this year, I have changed my mind and I will go for it. I have roughly two months to go over all my forms and techniques . I have all my other requirements , such as desk duty, field duty (demos etc.) and plenty of teaching hours. …Continue
Posted on March 19, 2012 at 12:25pm — 4 Comments