Continuing the saga of the ankles: I’m to see an orthopedic doctor next week. I was told to hold off from practicing aikido until I see the doctor. I will not be able to test during summer camp, but may perhaps test in the fall. I’m oddly mentally ready for testing this time around– my body needs to make the adjustments. In the meantime, my mentor is teaching me the basic footwork and meditation for Bagua zhang.
Hope the summer solstice is treating you well.