Monday and Tuesday (the last)

Monday was fun Donovan called me up to take ukemi several times and I’m proud of the fact that I managed not to embarass myself. I can’t recall for sure if he said something along the lines of you’ve improved since the last time you were here. Maybe I imagined it because a compliment from Donovan is rare indeed.

Tuesday was quite the interesting day. The first class I trained with Noriko. She has a very strong technique. I made sure to anticipate her on nikkyo because we all know how painful that technique can be when applied vigorously. Then I requested to train with Luke later because I liked it so much that I wanted to train with him again before I left. I always learn a lot when I train with him.