Bukatsu, or club activities, are a big part of school life in Japan. In the majority of schools, all kids are required to become a member of a club, be it track and field, judo, or even computer club, and have to attend every session regardless of the time of year and the weather (yes, athletics club kids jog up and down the hallways when it’s raining heavily). 326 more words
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I watched this documentary yesterday. Great! I would like to recommend to all of you. Many important insights, and information of ninjutsu transmission and its history. 16 more words
Occasionally, I give in to the little voice in my head telling me to pick up the kitchen knives and start practicing.
Now for those who don’t know me, panic not. 2,386 more words
Often times, when you are preparing for any particularly stressful event, whether it is some kind of athletic performance, or a business presentation, the obstacles and fears that come with the territory can feel like insurmountable monsters, just waiting to eat you alive. 103 more words
I’ve been in denial about my beloved staff. It’s time to give up the ghost. I must replace it as soon as possible.
I aggravated my shoulder twice last night when I abruptly clenched my hand and arm to keep the former from sliding across the splintered section of wood on my staff. 180 more words