GESO - Aikido belt tests

frank theriault knarftheriault at
Tue Oct 6 08:23:55 EDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 3:24 AM, Larry Colen <lrc at> wrote:
> After a bit of a hiatus, I returned to the dojo tonight. It turns out
> that there were belt tests tonight. I asked the sensei and he said
> that I should indeed get photos. I shot the first set with the 31/1.8
> and it was a bit wider than optimal. Fortunately I haven't sent the
> 50/1.4 in for repair yet, because it ended up being just about right.
> This set is of Rebecca. It turns out that I studied aikido with her
> father about 25 years ago. As of tonight, she is now the same belt I
> am (sankyu). I'm afraid there have been quite a few multi-year
> hiatuses in my training.
> The collection of all the sets is at:
> Despite a bit of blurriness, this is probably the best shot of the
> evening:

That's a wonderful set!!


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