Friday 9 February 2018

Big Photos by Geraldine - 1

Recently we found out that one of our parents, Geraldine, takes interesting photos.  Thought we might put a few up for you.  

Kids putting out the crash mat for throwing practice. It always makes us laugh (on the inside) seeing them organise themselves to move the crash pad.  We get them to throw fast on the crash pad so they can practice turning their heads and rotating their upper bodies. without hurting each other. 

'Men (and women) O Wat' prepping for the senior class.  Adult Judo is a bit tougher than the kids.  It is nice seeing the team come in early and be around though. It lets them know that Judo training is life long and to approach it like a marathon rather than a sprint!

Spare suits and the first aid kit! Two essentials for any club.  As my instructors used to say 'There is no learning without pain" and the juxtaposition of the suits and the first aid kit really made me think about how, like life, nothing in Judo comes without hard work and risk. 

Two lonely instructors.