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100m fastest man on earth is 21 years old & his number is 2163 with the time of 9.69seconds.

It was a tiring Saturday. i was out the whole day & the minute i reached home, the 100m race was about to start. Phew, luckily i was ‘on time’. Bolt took the lead by seconds (i mean split of a second)!!

the run was fascinating especially for runners like myself. i personally best WAS 11.5 or was it 11.3 seconds when i was in secondary school. now it would be possible to break the record but definitely slower. haha.

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Two weeks ago (haha, yes i know it was long time ago), i had :

Fri – Tkd SU & SMK USJ 13 annual dinner @ Atrium Cafe, Pyramid
Sat – Tkd training @ SU only
Sun – Last day of Referee Training @ Cheras

Anyway, the dinner was ‘okay’ as in bad planning or no planning, last minute decision, time pressure & all. Didn’t invite the ex-member or planning not to or didn’t even plan of such thing. No performance, no schedule of events (actually more like no events). Feels more like a gathering than a ANNUAL DINNER. Both schools’ president are boys, probably that explains it all. Luckily, i had fun, oh wait, i always have fun.

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When everyone is still busy hearing announcement about the new board & all…i am eating!!

The 4 kidos(left) , Almost all the instructors(right)

After the dinner, a few of us head to red box & burn a hole in our pocket & sang our lungs out from 11pm till 3am.

Sat : training was as usual & tiring due to lack of sleep after a long ‘morning’.

Sun : Today is the last section of the tkd referee course of 18hours. yes, it’s 6 hours per Sunday. Reason i took the course is to update myself with the new rules & hand signals & points system. It’s my 1st time into sparing anyway(which in my opinion is not realistic as it’s more like a sport & point scoring to win).

The Corner Judges. Stick is Chung(blue), Knee Guard in red is Hung(red). IF you see a score raise the ‘thingy’. haha.

I am receiving a penalty (kyong-go)

Trainee-referee Me.

The arts of martial art in tkd is declining here. The idea of tkd has become more of a sport than a true martial art of self-defense & body conditioning exercise. It becomes more of leg kicking body & head to score A POINT rather than to defend yourself in certain dangerous situation.

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In Taekwando (tkd), there are Korean commands. As above, Charyeot Gyeongnye means ‘attention bow’.

Yesterday evening, i went to Sunway College for tkd. It’s Rm 35 per month but i will have to pay 4 months. It was a simple but exhausting training. Usually, i will be the one giving command and train the ‘kiddos’ in my secondary school. Here, i am the one kicking and kicking and running around. there goes my stamina!!

As a result, i suffered:

  • elbow block to my foot when kick – both foot
  • got kicked at my solar plexus
  • one side-kick at my right ribs
  • thumb hurt -dont know how
  • slap on my face twice with the kicking pad
  • blueblack at my wrist – don’t know how
  • and sweaty tshirt & pants…soaking wet!
(again i forget about taking tkd training picture, next time i guess)

Saturday morning from 8am-1125am, it’s my turn to instruct the KIDOs in SMK USJ 13 & Subang Utama. haha. so pitiful to see them go like…NO, why this & why me!! the torture!! and it’s just warm up. haha