1.07.2008

Holiday Make-up class

Saturday there was a 2 hour make up class. C and I went, of course, because I love torture. C went snowboarding on Friday night and was exhausted so if it was up to him, it would just be me going to this class. But it was not up to him. :) The class was packed. We all warmed up together and when it was time to touch your toes, Kyoshi said.."Kids, do you hear that "uuuuggghh" sound? Thats the sound the adults make when they stretch out. Also you might hear some creaking, and cracking sounds...don't be scared... Its just the adults.." Of course, we were all laughing..because it was true..After we warmed up a bit they split the class up and the underbelt kids went into the other room for their class. We warmed up some more, then partnered up for some moving basics. We lined up in 2 lines facing each other and after each basic drill, we would rotate and get a new partner for the next drill. There were also some self defense drills worked in there as well. We also worked Kumite 1-4 (these are pre-arranged short sparring drills). We did Kihon kata about a gazillion times too. And empi waza. We did bag work and then break falls. Then at the end we had to do about 20 different types of push-ups. All evil. Some were on the knuckles, some on the fingertips, some with your hands forming a triangle under your chest area, some with your hands flat but with your fingertips facing your toes, and some more with one hand at shoulder level and the other hand at waist level. Then some pushups where you push up, then lift one hand up over your body pointing towards the ceiling, alternating hands. I can't remember any more...but I am still very sore.

5 comments:

Windsornot said...

Ouch! More power to YOU! I don't think I could do half that stuff, and it's not because I'm a grownup! ;-)

frotoe said...

Trust me, I could only do one or 2 of each of those insane pushups! The rest of the time I spent watching my arms buckle and laughing. :)

Potatoe Fist said...

It still sounds like awesome training. After that you'd have no choice but to accept the fact that you are harder than hell.

Becky said...

Push ups are the bane of my existence. I need to get my fat butt back into class. I've only been twice since before Thanksgiving.

Tomorrow...

Blackbeltmama said...

That is so true about the creaking and cracking. It's unbelievable how noisy things get when you're warming up. My body is so screwed up right now that everything creaks and protests.

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