Karate and CrossFit

Over the weekend were two practice sessions for karate and one performance session, the Spring Demo at Miller Community Center. It was mostly kids and teen boys, with also several performances by adult women, including two I was a part of. With one other woman I performed the first kihon kata and with four other women I did a pinan kata that I assume is the most basic one. I don’t know how to spell them and I don’t know the difference between pinan and kihon. It was fun participating in the event. I had been ambivalent at best, assuming it would be child-chaos, each child assuming he is the center of it all, with cursory attention to the adults at best. But actually it was disciplined and I felt that every group was equal. And I even enjoyed being part of an event with kids since it was well controlled. I really wish more adults were in the school, though.

Today, a WOD I was slow at (not unusual). 5 rounds for time:
Run 250 m
12 dumbbell push jerk (2 x 25 lbs)
10 burpees
Time: 15:53 iirc
Later, front squats up to 2 x 5 at 150. I felt that I was barely able to lift it. But I got through both sets so that’s what matters.

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