I've now set what I think must be some kind of record, not a kendo one per se, but most cars seen on fire on the way to kendo practice. Last week on Tuesday on the way home, I noticed a smoldering red hunk of metal in the middle of the highway that I barely dodged. Of course 2 miles down the road was a tiberon with the hood on fire. Last night on the way to Indy, there was what looked like a dodge caravan, or what was left of one, still on fire, blocking traffic heading north (thank goodness no
Friday(1/22): no practice, a virus ran me over with a bus.
Sunday(1/24)(MSU): Kata practice, warmup, double kirikaeshi, men, kote men, 3 kinds of kote, ai men, suriage men, men hiki men, kote men hiki do, uchikomi, kakarigeiko, jigeiko. After practice had a few 'unofficial' shiai matches and shinpan practice.
I figured I would use this blog to catalog my kendo practices, lessons learned as well as my attempts to start a dojo in fort wayne.
Indianapolis(1.19.10): Bokuto ni yoru kihon keiko ho, warmup, kirikaeshi, men kihon uchi, kote kihon uchi, do kihon uchi, sashi men, seme kara sashi men, sashi kote men, seme kara sashi kote men, seme kara kote, tai atari, men tai atari, jigeiko, kirikaeshi
Only my second practice back from the extensive xmas/new years break. Several bad