Well, I Finally Did It

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  1. Puppage

    Puppage White Belt

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    Great advice I’ll be sure to adhere.
     
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    Welcome to mt
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Puppage White Belt

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    First class down! Along with several Advil. Lol. What a blast. The instructor and the other students were awesome. I am SOOOO hooked! Why didn’t you nice people tell me about this years ago?
     
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    youve been to a class? im envious, where in the world are you where this is possible?
    that hat say Texas!
     
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    That great! Keep at it.
     
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    I’ll never forget my first class of taekwondo.. it was very early on in my martial arts journey. I was sore all the the time for the first six months.. In KM you picked a great art, my only suggestion would be to take it very easy and slow, especially at first as you get back into training.

    Be careful about your stretching, don’t pull anything, and one of the most important skills you will learn is how to avoid injury so you can continue training and not give up on your art.

    Best of luck with your training, and let us know how you’re enjoying your first lessons!
     
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    Completely agree, Tai.
    Just came back from class #2. I had more stamina than Monday, and I am sure I’ll have more on Friday. I stretched for 20 minutes this morning and it certainly helped.
     
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    Monkey Turned Wolf MT Moderator Staff Member

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    Warming up and stretching before class is probably the smartest thing you could do.
     
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    Amen to that!
     
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    Absolutely.. for stretching and getting to the splits, I do strongly recommend the Anderson method.
    Another recommendation would be to do a lot of stretching on your own.. wish i had done at least 3 months of that before I started intense training.123
     
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