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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #510 on: 17 December, 2012, 15:20:15 »
First try: Moon circle -> rosoku catch -> candle flip -> spike. So smooth I surprised myself and nobody was there to see it, oh well..
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #511 on: 17 December, 2012, 15:51:21 »
Niiiiice!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #512 on: 19 December, 2012, 21:01:51 »
Took a break from an endless Lunar training slot (think I'm almost there) to mess around with Ken grip tricks, and learned to Turntable instead. I find Kenflip (can't find the proper name for this) -> Turntable -> Spike strangely satisfying, but how many other tricks will come before I land my first proper bloody Lunar?
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #513 on: 20 December, 2012, 03:43:50 »
Today I landed a variation of the whirlwind, but in tama grip. It looks like this:

1: Airplane
2: Throw ken into a Jumping Stick
3: Spin tama in your hands so the hole makes a full 360
4: Catch the jumping stick back into hole.

Felt Great!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #514 on: 20 December, 2012, 11:01:03 »
Nice work, Nabil. We call those Typhoons:
http://www.kendama.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,96.msg495.html#msg495
They're tricky little beasts to get right, so well done.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #515 on: 21 December, 2012, 15:23:32 »
Today I self-certified myself as 6th Dan.....

.... except for that damned 2-Turn Lighthouse! :-\ Oh well, I've never got that far before, so that's pretty pleasing. Sooooo much hard work though.....
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #516 on: 22 December, 2012, 09:21:47 »
Today i landed double gunslinger, you know when the tama is hanging down and while you are pushing it up, you spin the ken around your finger twice before landing spike! -I was very pleased. The best part was that I did it again after some tries. I'm going to master that for sure! ;)

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #517 on: 22 December, 2012, 14:34:22 »
Nice, Theo. The single isn't too bad with a bit of practise, but the double remains awkward (for me, at least). In sight, but awkward!
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And today I failed on the first trick. *sigh*
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #518 on: 24 December, 2012, 14:45:24 »
but how many other tricks will come before I land my first proper bloody Lunar?

None. After long but steady progress, today I finally landed my first proper, no-nonsense, crisp Lunar. So, Merry Christmas, I suppose! 
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #519 on: 24 December, 2012, 15:10:34 »
Well done, have a mince pie!

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #520 on: 26 December, 2012, 09:09:53 »
For Christmas, I gave a Kendama to my father... he managed spike quite soon
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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #521 on: 29 December, 2012, 03:31:16 »
Today I managed single to double to triple lunar flip! Plus it was filmed! Today is a good day.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #522 on: 30 December, 2012, 09:46:17 »
Ahhh, I'm so jealous of this. I've wanted to get that trick for awhile.

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #523 on: 01 January, 2013, 23:05:41 »
BKA speak: Stab the USA
America-speak: Downspike the USA

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Re: The ever popular "Today I..." thread
« Reply #524 on: 06 January, 2013, 13:01:06 »
Last night I somehow managed to hit sideslinger earth turn.  Three times!  Most satifying new trick for a while :),  now I've got to get it more solid and save my old knees from such a battering!

 

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