my flips were feeling strong in class and post class training. my back tucks have been coming back to me and lately i’ve been able to get solid landings on blue mat by myself. i was curious about the wall flips so i asked to learn it to which one of the coach graciously took me through the steps. they were really cool once i started going through the whole motion with a spot. although in the end i hurt my knee on one of the awkward landing, i don’t regret having asked to learn it. since i didn’t know the extent of my injury, i did have to pull out of my hockey game later that night
my first full game slotted at defense and it was nerve-wracking but lots of fun. i wasn’t confident with my backward skating and defensive positioning so i was worried i’d let the team down. i trusted that i had decent hockey iq so i was in position most of the time and lucky to have my d-partner when i wasn’t. i must admit it was quite fun to play on the back end; i wouldn’t mind playing there once in a while just to get a different perspective of the game and learn something new. the squad went crazy after the game and ordered platters of eighty wings and nachos
i am not used to the inactive and idle nights now that i have an extended break before the next season. i took the field tonight for my first ever organized softball game. i have never played softball before but i caught on quickly and made several nice plays. it was a fun night; i enjoyed the casual night of throwing balls and the team spirit that comes with . it’s a sign i miss being on a team and maybe should have joined a league for the summer
no matter at what stage in life in any practice, everyone is still learning or working to master something. learning from a guy who’s really nice in offering to teach me new moves. i had tons of fun trying to learn these new skills and hopefully i wasn’t too disappointing. i thought my coordination was pretty good, but after tonight, i know even more heightened hand eye and full body coordination will make it come easier. it’s not going to come overnight, but i do believe it’s coming
thought i would get away from my regular flavours and try some new flavours this time. blackberry was a bad choice, i didn’t expect it to taste horrible but i guess i didn’t know what to expect. i hope the other flavours in this batch taste better. feeling strange today, almost a little down for no particular reason, i skipped out on my original evening plans and just went to the gym instead
felt like taking a long drive out to the delta district tonight with one purpose in mind. i drive lots and i go all around the cities, but rarely do i get a chance to or have a reason to go so south past richmond. the atmosphere feels so different here where everything seems so sparse and mild. this is my new cool hangout place in delta, i guess there’s more reason to venture out here than before.
trying something new because i felt like a challenge was in order. wouldn’t mind adding some new skills into my repertoire and seeing how far it takes me. i honestly believe i am capable of achieving the goal i set out to do so, all i need to do is go out and make it happen. the day i make new ground or fully achieve a skill is when i can feel proud of myself for having worked hard for it. i learn to never stay stagnant, never settle and always be hungry for more because there’s so much out there waiting for me to experience