Celebration prep is in full swing. So the class schedule was side-lined to make way for a "station" model to run the kids through. Each of us black-belts had one station. I was bunkai, Mark was kata, and Kyle was elbow techniques.
Although we had a rough start the bulk of the time went fairly well. The oldest of the group at 13 years old looked absolutely polished compared to the 10 year olds or younger. Even with their exhausting friskiness most of them looked fairly good once they were reminded what they were doing. And it does make you appreciate the really good ones.
Instead of going to after-class I went home and had some soup and went to bed early. I don't think this is optimal because I need to practice kata more, but if my morning practice was any indication I was going to be a mess anyway. Sigh.
I might end up missing Wednesday's class due to a birthday obligation, but I definitely want to be in good shape for Monday and the big show (celebration).