Well, I failed my brown belt grading yesterday in quite spectacular fashion. Frustratingly, it wasn’t my technique that let me down, it was my bloody ridiculous metabolism. It was a really long grading, and I had been sitting on the mat for almost 3 hours before my name was called. Unfortunately, this is just too [...]
Archive for the 'Health' Category
Towards the end of yesterdays (Sunday) class at Aikido, Sensei Brian asked me if I would like to have a go at a keiko (free practice). I haven’t done this since before my hip problems, around 5 years ago. I would have really liked to have had a go, especially as I have (mostly) committed [...]
Yes, that’s my toe. Yes, it hurt. Yes, I did it at Aikido (actually, at the Belfast Aikido Circle). And yes, I have really ugly feet.
Any men reading should check this out. Be patient, it’s not what you might first think. Thanks to Stefan for the link.