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September 2010 Blog Posts (4)

My dream: elbow strikes 0, joint breaks 3

I dreamed last night that I was one of a group of travelers or backpackers. We were visiting a Scandinavian country and camping out in an unfinished building. The group sent me to the market to buy supplies.

At the market, a man spotted me and approached me aggressively. In my dreams there is always someone out to get me, some organization pursuing me. I am always a fighter, soldier, rebel, secret agent, escaped…

Added by Wael on September 25, 2010 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Training with Master Sabumnim Herbert

so I rarely train with the founder of our school although when I'm working at the desk in the dojang I watch his techniques while he's teaching class and I'm always in awe...

He is an amazing martial artist...his techniques re flowing ,effortless and deadly....

Anyway tonight while I was still working, he asked me to join class ( said i could answer the phones in between). He is tweeking his instructors, on how they conduct a class, he wants a more coordinated workout of alternating… Continue

Added by SteelyJan on September 16, 2010 at 7:55pm — 2 Comments

Training in full force again..

So now that I am over my last belt test, I am back in training full swing....Monday night 2hr Kyosanim intensive class, yesterday since I was the only student that showed up for the afternoon class I got a private!!! Then Judo after and Master Jae Yong Yu from the judo university in Korea was teaching, Judo always a challenge since I am only working with guys, would be easier to throw another woman around, I think this class scares everyone but the guys are careful with me for the most part....… Continue

Added by SteelyJan on September 15, 2010 at 5:11am — 1 Comment

It's hard when those closest to you do not believe

It hurts when family members don't believe that what you are doing is worthwhile, don't see the point, don't believe there's a future in it...

Not that it's going to stop me.

In my youth I studied Shotokan Karate. I've been in Hapkido for, let's see, about seven years now. I'm in this odd position where I'm still a colored belt in Hapkido because I've moved around a lot, but I actually teach Hapkido at the same time. My old instructor is a 4 hour…

Added by Wael on September 11, 2010 at 11:27pm — 4 Comments



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