day 2235 – castle fun park

we made a detour to abbotsford on our way home from harrison hot springs. first time going to castle fun park. naturally our first stop was at the hockey accuracy game. we then hit up the throwing mound, batting cage, and dragon punch before settling for the less strenuous arcade games. i did a tornado kick and it may have caused some technical difficulties because the target didn’t retract after that. we spent almost three hours playing; it felt like pladium all over again

day 2057 – front squats

been concentrating on going heavy with front squats for the past several weeks and progress is there. i really wanted to build the strength back up; started barely cracking the century mark to now being able to hit one twenty five for working sets. i’m not far off from one plate front squats and think hitting it before my birthday is totally doable. i feel the power exercises has translated well with my explosiveness. i just feel like i tend to hold back sometimes because i want to ensure i can control them properly

day 2050 – ground up

getting my snatching fix after switching to cleans for the past two weeks or so. i was told to keep the weight lighter to work on my snatch balance technique. coach felt i was ready to start my snatches from the ground up and that was quite fun. most of my attempts felt pretty good with the exception of a couple failed attempts. i hope that i can load up a little more next time along with my front squats

day 1355 – midjump

powering through easter sunday with some power cleaning. i had to stop my jumps as i heard something in my tailbone midway through a jump. i hope a combination of heat pad, ice pack and advil will alleviate some discomfort because that’s the last thing i need to take with me on vacation. i did a terrible thing to my parents and feel the guilty that i really owe it to my parents. i’ll make note to never let that happen again

day 963 – arcade style

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day off with some arcade games and cue fun to take my mind off the many stresses i am dealing with. life has been far from easy as of late, but all the times we spent together has made up for it. i can’t express how much it has meant to me to have someone stand by me and be so supportive no matter what. i had a great time just gaming away and putting my reflexes, power and hand eye coordination to the test. i mustĀ admit setting a highscore for power punching was pretty cool too

day 381 – korea showing off

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this year’s korean cultural festival brought the kukkiwon korean national demo team to perform. witnessed an amazing display of their skills and ever increasing level of difficulty. every move had so much power, accuracy, finesse and grace that it makes everything so ridiculously easy. unparalleled crazy kicks that only they can pull it off, they are korea’s best after all. inspired and hoping to pick up a thing or two from them