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Saturday, January 7, 2012

Aikido 7th Kyu Grading Test

Grading test about to start.. Can you spot the boy from the pic?

Last round of practice before the test

Our boy had his 2nd Aikido test - 7th Kyu grading on the last day of 2011 which he passed with yellow belt.  He started Aikido classes a year ago.  We initially signed him up for unlimited classes but changed to once a week classes after 3 months.  He would have advanced faster if he had attended classes more often but we simply don't have the luxury of time.  Now with us moving further away from the dojo, he can only afford to attend classes once a week.   Not that there isn't any Aikido dojo around where we live but for now, we'll stick to the present one as the boy prefers it this way.

Other than attending Aikido and art classes, the boy is joining his 1st dhamma class in our neighbourhood tomorrow morning.  That's enough to keep his weekends occupied and for now, we have no intention to send him for tuition classes, not yet as the mommy thinks the load is still  manageable for her but of course  a SOS distress signal will be sent out when things start to get out of hand and that is the time when she has to let the outsourced tutor takes over.  She hopes this day will never come as she still prefers to coach her son personally. *fingers crossed*

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Blogger Sheoh Yan said...

Good update from your side these two days. I still need time to adjust to my new routine, wake up early to settle my two girls and get myself ready to work. This change is enough to make stress for a few days, before I can get used to it.

January 7, 2012 at 11:47 AM  
Blogger lena said...

happy new year to you! i admire your patience for coaching your own son, it's not easy!

January 7, 2012 at 8:51 PM  
Blogger Yee Ling said...

I think you can be a good coach. Keep it up!!

January 10, 2012 at 9:15 AM  
Blogger Mommy to Chumsy said...

wow, you are good. i am already making arrangements for a tutor for Ashley :)

January 10, 2012 at 3:28 PM  

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