Belt Testing Tonight, November, 2008

by Terry 11/14/2008 3:53:00 PM

Tonight is another DMW Martial Arts belt test. For me this is another credit-test with no new belt issued. I just go and do my best and say thanks for the workout. I am not eligible for my 2nd degree until March, 2010, nevertheless I keep practicing and working and learning.

I did a 45 minute workout this afternoon to loosen my body for the day. I would have otherwise been sitting at my desk for eight or nine consecutive hours. Sitting all day and then jumping into a two hour workout is never a brilliant plan. I have had injuries to prove that enough. My workout today consisted of stretching and practicing forms (called poomse in Tae Kwon Do).

I also made an effort to work through some of the weapons forms I know; Nun chuck, Kama and Bo staff. I used to know a form with the Sai (http://www.tkdtutor.com/16Weapons/Offensive/Sai/Sai01.htm), but I have managed to forget enough of the Sai form that I do not try anymore. As a result of this, I have made one of my personal goals, in working towards my next black belt, to maintain or improve the proficiency with the weapons I have started to learn so far. This will help with the requirements I need to meet for my 2nd degree. I will get serious with the planning in January. For now I just try not to lose what I have. It is not exactly like riding bike.

Currently rated 2.0 by 1 people

  • Currently 2/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Tags:

Martial Arts | Personal

Powered by BlogEngine.NET 1.4.5.0
Theme by Mads Kristensen

About Terry Losansky

Terry Dee Losansky

I am a software architect, actively practice and teach martial arts and live in Snoqualmie, Washington. I have an amazing daughter who is the jewel of my life.

E-mail me Send mail
Terry's Facebook profile

Calendar

<<  September 2018  >>
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
272829303112
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
1234567

View posts in large calendar

Recent comments

Authors

Disclaimer

The opinions expressed herein are my own personal opinions and do not represent my employer's view in anyway.

© Copyright 2018

Sign in