Ok…shinais all ready for tmrw.
Second shinai this month!
For the more portly of us.
So after successfully passing my 3 dan exam, with the urging of one sensei and the permission of another, I’ve decided to take up nitoryu.
First impressions. It’s not easy. The daito is heavy. The shoto just stays there and doesn’t have a mind of its own. It’s easy to drop the shoto. It hurts when it drops on your toe. It’s going to be a long journey…