22 May 2012


Dusted off my shinai and went a couple of rounds with a friend who is just getting into it.

I was rather good at Japanese swords thirty years ago.  I knocked some rust off today and actually did OK against an enthusiastic and ten years younger beginner.

OK, I am VERY rusty, but some of it was coming back as we were sparring.

I am reminded that there's also foam-fighting groups too.

I can see either weight loss or a heart attack in my future.


  1. Just finished lifting weights. I think the weight loss is better, but man its a close race!

  2. I support this development!

    If I go out by heart attack, it will be from repeatedly running down the teen and early twenties kids who flee before me on the field of battle.

  3. I hope its not the heart attack.


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