A training lesson from our last class.
The forest area bordering the park we train at- rows of tress, rocks, and bushes.
Standing in a line, and walking cross the wooded area.
Using taihenjutsu to meet the obstacles in the way, naturally and in a relaxed manner. Making sure that as we move we are maintaining good balance, and timing as to when one moves.
Sometimes it is a small shift of the body, other times a roll or a leap.
One of the personal movement challenges that I noticed was that as I approached and object to pass-by with ukemi I tended to speed me walking up to meet it.
This would be incorrect.
Keep the natural pace, don’t be in a hurry to arrive, as it might pull you out of balance or change the timing of things. If that object in my way was a training partner, better to let them rush ahead or hurry in the approach to meet me.