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#276822 - 08/03/06 04:50 PM Getting Spoiled
tkd_high_green Offline

Registered: 05/16/05
Posts: 1031
Loc: Vermont
A couple of weeks ago, my instructor surprised us and rewarded the five brave souls stupid enough to show up for class on a really hot day and treated everyone to icecream.

Tuesday, with the temperatures in the upper 90's (deadly in vermont) I showed up with dread, wondering if I was even going to make it through the warmups before passing out, when I was greated by a cold burst of air as I walked in the door. My instructor bought a small airconditioner, which kept the room at a more managable temperature (80ish)

While I thoroughly enjoyed not melting into a pile of goo, I'm really concerned. He's just been too nice lately. I'm really worried about what he's got planned!


#276823 - 08/03/06 05:35 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: tkd_high_green]
Kendo_Noob Offline

Registered: 07/12/05
Posts: 22
Loc: Wisconsin
Psshhhh it was around 100 degrees in my dojo. And we wore bogu.

no ac or ice cream for us
The MKC Sam Schumacher

#276824 - 08/03/06 05:43 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: tkd_high_green]
MattJ Offline
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Registered: 11/25/04
Posts: 15634
Loc: York PA. USA
Quote by Laura's instructor:



Be afraid.
"In case you ever wondered what it's like to be knocked out, it's like waking up from a nightmare only to discover it wasn't a dream." -Forrest Griffin

#276825 - 08/04/06 12:04 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: tkd_high_green]
AkhilleusWeeps Offline

Registered: 04/11/05
Posts: 214
Loc: Tx

I live in an area where 90 degree tempature is normal year round.....have to admit I gigled when I read this post.

When I trained in Aikido we did so in judo gi's and in a garage type of dojo with no AC only small fans blowing. I think the only persons who had trouble with the heat were those visitors from the north. That being said, whenever I take a trip further north I'm covered up like an eskimo while the locals walk around in shorts and tank tops. =O

btw, my location: southern tip of Texas =]
Goal:Enshin Honbu Dojo

#276826 - 08/04/06 01:24 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: AkhilleusWeeps]
tkd_high_green Offline

Registered: 05/16/05
Posts: 1031
Loc: Vermont
Not here. We are lucky to see a weeks worth of weather each year where the temperatures exceed 90 degrees, and I believe that we've had a total of 4 days, since they begain recording temperatures where it got above 100. Heat is a real problem here, because people aren't used to it and don't take appropriate precautions. We had a student pass out in class weds from dehydration. We found out later that she'd spent most of the day outside in the sun and hadn't been drinking.

And I was right to be worried. Oww oww and oh yeah oww!


#276827 - 08/04/06 01:37 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: tkd_high_green]
BrianS Offline
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Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 5959
Loc: Northwest Arkansas
I'd be more worried if she had spent all day in the sun 'drinking',lol.

I practice year round outside. The weather varies from below zero to about 106 F. You get used to it.
The2nd ammendment, it makes all the others possible. <///<

#276828 - 08/04/06 06:54 PM Re: Getting Spoiled [Re: BrianS]
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Registered: 06/15/05
Posts: 1069
Loc: Kent, England
Yeah, but don't you also eat cars and sleep on razor blades Bri??


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