First class after 20 years.

johnny3443

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I just had my first kenpo class after a twenty year layoff. It was great! I havent officially joined up yet, but the instructor and I are going to talk tomorrow. He had another class to teach right after the one I just attended.
As for the class, the other students were very supportive and helpful. At 36 I wasnt the oldest, and there were plenty of younger students as well. I feel so good, I cant believe I waited so long to get back to MA. Im very happy. -john
 

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Congratulations! I hope you have many years of enjoyment! :partyon:
 

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johnny3443 said:
I just had my first kenpo class after a twenty year layoff. It was great! I havent officially joined up yet, but the instructor and I are going to talk tomorrow. He had another class to teach right after the one I just attended.
As for the class, the other students were very supportive and helpful. At 36 I wasnt the oldest, and there were plenty of younger students as well. I feel so good, I cant believe I waited so long to get back to MA. Im very happy. -john

Practice hard and often!
 

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That's great! :D No time like the present to jump right back into training, and mid-thirties is NOT that old. ;)
 

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johnny3443 said:
I just had my first kenpo class after a twenty year layoff. It was great! I havent officially joined up yet, but the instructor and I are going to talk tomorrow. He had another class to teach right after the one I just attended.
As for the class, the other students were very supportive and helpful. At 36 I wasnt the oldest, and there were plenty of younger students as well. I feel so good, I cant believe I waited so long to get back to MA. Im very happy. -john

Thats great!! Congratulations on getting back into it!!:ultracool

It sounds like you're having a great time! Keep up the great job with your training!

Mike
 

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pstarr said:
Old? OLD??? Don't even go there!

And - CONGRATULATIONS - on your return to martial arts! :)

36 old??? I didn't get serious in the MA again until my mid 40's.Age is just a number..Train Hard and Stay Safe...
 

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Shaolinwind said:
Practice hard and often!

Certainl!

And... Do so within your body's limits. It's going to take time to get the body back in condition, but with dedication, it will happen.
 

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johnny3443 said:
I just had my first kenpo class after a twenty year layoff. It was great! I havent officially joined up yet, but the instructor and I are going to talk tomorrow. He had another class to teach right after the one I just attended.
As for the class, the other students were very supportive and helpful. At 36 I wasnt the oldest, and there were plenty of younger students as well. I feel so good, I cant believe I waited so long to get back to MA. Im very happy. -john

Welcome back, just don't wait another 20 years before you visit again :) -- signed: The Martial Arts
 

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I know how you feel John. At 33 years of age, I just started in Kempo, my first MA class, a few months ago. I mainly joined because I was taking my 4 year old son there and figured that if I had to wait him anyway I may as well train too. Now, I am so addicted to training that I feel lost on nights that, for some reason or another, I can't make it to class. I do everything I can to make sure my son remains interested in Kempo because, although my wife gave birth to our twin boys two months ago, she has not problem with me being gone for three hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays as long as our four year old is with me. God I hope he never threatens to quit, I may have to bribe him with a new toy or car or something.
 

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I started Kenpo at 36 too, and totally addicted :) :)

Welcome to MT and best of luck you on your journey!
 
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