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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1380 on: 08 January, 2015, 01:04:05 »
thought I'd try a new trick today, randomly picked jumping stick out the book cos it looked "cool and impossible." clicked into the aeroplane first time, which is not usual for me, and then managed to jump the ken round and spike it again first time!! felt sooo awesome, like the gunslinger. A tricky yet simple and smooth looking trick :)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1381 on: 08 January, 2015, 01:54:19 »
nice Sqveel, J-sticks might have been the trick that made me pick up dama in the first place, still my fave.
on topic today something clicked I guess and I got a whole load of downspike/stabby earth turns!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1382 on: 08 January, 2015, 02:19:10 »
Today I...

or better said Tonight I... had a practise round at Flying Colors juggling shop in Berlin, landed some new stuff, tried out loads of new 'Ken-guin' stuff like penguin Kengrip half-Reverse Whirlwind Earth Turn (as with juggling terminology, easier done than said), Swing to Candle > Insta-Stab, and got underway with a two-hour long Barrel Roll race with a too light and too slippy Ozora: by the end of the session I was landing Lunars whose margin of correction couldn't be measured with a micrometer (of course, only felt that way). Landed a few Barrels which then pathetically skidded out after two seconds of pure stillness. Anyway, just feeling the Kendamalove this evening (morning already, damn). Hope you are all having plenty of fun too.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1383 on: 08 January, 2015, 11:34:32 »
Yay, Sqveel and Paul!
penguin Kengrip half-Reverse Whirlwind Earth Turn
Coo! I want to see that. (Looks good in my mind!)
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1384 on: 08 January, 2015, 14:22:13 »
Good to hear that things are still clicking away in Flying Colours; say hi from me next time you're there:) !

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1385 on: 08 January, 2015, 22:05:17 »
Today I was too busy to do any kendama. Got stuff done. And this evening I packed my kendamas for tomorrow, when I'll be being filmed for a rap video.

Yes, really.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1386 on: 09 January, 2015, 12:41:58 »
Today, I managed to land Bird fly over the valley once. I'm still miles away from any sort of consistency, but it felt very rewarding (also, it's been such a good consistency training for Birds; I managed to land about 6/10 in several series right after that).

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1387 on: 10 January, 2015, 16:09:24 »
Today I contacted the people at the Japan Festival in Dublin and offered them a Kendama workshop.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1388 on: 11 January, 2015, 14:33:33 »
Failed my 6th Dan practice. Need to get a lot more regular again with the practices after the new year break.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1389 on: 12 January, 2015, 21:59:58 »
Today, I've managed to land both Suberidome Gokui and Clifftop several times. Secret grip stalls like those are quite tricky, but, nonetheless, satisfying :)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1390 on: 12 January, 2015, 22:35:57 »
Today I failed 6th Dan again, but I think it was my best effort of the month so far. Last 2 tricks missed by 1 each. I also saw [user]Sonicpearse[/user] having a heroic effort at the latest Endless Combo trick, and [user]Paul_S[/user] training for LKO.
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1391 on: 13 January, 2015, 13:49:58 »
Killed by 6th Dan again today. I blame the storm that killed all the natural light half way through. #excuses
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1392 on: 13 January, 2015, 14:13:11 »
Killed by 6th Dan again today. I blame the storm that killed all the natural light half way through. #excuses

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1393 on: 13 January, 2015, 17:43:20 »
Today I mourn the loss of my favourite espresso cup, after a tama went rogue :/

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #1394 on: 13 January, 2015, 21:21:36 »
Had a great day jamming at Trinity Juggling Society. Met with another player, and sparked some interest about the IKO.
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