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28th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 5 ball tricks, 3 heavy balls, 9 balls flashing, 7 balls splits, 5 heavy balls, #conditions, #form, #anatomy, 185 minutes

( 30+°C, no wind, moskitos, got two times one deep in my bronchs on breathing in, okay form though, good arms, just laboring on nudging back's muscles at lower chest, especially on high throws #form #conditions #anatomy )
3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 15 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 5 min.   ~100 throws 5-6-high.
9b flashing - 15 min.   Not over 6 gathers.   Stopped when it got better, but by doing more strenuous.
5b 56752 - 30 min.   An 8 sides to collapse. Rest upto 6 sides clean once.
7b casc - 110 min.   (41, 41, 41), 49 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 49 ]
7b splits - 10 min.   11 and 13 duplex thrown (near breaking PR, that is) to collapse.

Total practice time: 185 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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27th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 9 balls flashing, 3 heavy balls, 5 ball tricks, 5 heavy balls, 205 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 35 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 5 min.
9b flashing - 45 min.   Seven times 7 gathers, one of which almost 8 g (slipped). One 8 g.
5b 56752 - 32 min.   Two times into 9th side's throws to collapse. An 8 sides clean.
7b casc - 88 min.   45, 47 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 47 ]

Unnerving, disturbing moskitos.

Total practice time: 205 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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26th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, #form, 5 ball tricks, 3 heavy balls, 5 heavy balls, 253 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 48 min.   8 consecutive penguins (which I usually don't do, but at most in 3-count).
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 5 min.
5b 56752 - 65 min.   Hardly over 6 sides clean once.
7b casc - 135 min.   Upto two times 43, but forced to limit for result. [ short break <10 min. #form - after drinking some, felt much fresher, better form, much better not so weary arms, but can't tell if it was causal or unrelated. ] Last hour got 53, 57 throws longest runs. Rest again 43 and below. Never got pattern's top well controlled, hardly any snapped-in rhythm to settle on.   [ daily7b II: 57 ]

Total practice time: 253 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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25th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 9 balls flashing, 5 ball tricks, 3 heavy balls, 5 heavy balls, 274 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 20 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 7 min.   195 5-high.
9b flashing - 52 min.   Six times 7 gathers.   One 8 g incl. bodycaughts.   Very few rethrows (got no pattern for).
5b 56752 - 47 min.   An 8 sides clean. Rest mostly upto 6 s.
7b casc - 48 min. ( nothing, windy, facing wind, had sun in an eyecorner to the side I get drifts to. also uneven meadow here notably restricting stepping, tiptoeing freely - #conditions )
[short break] ( changed into shade, so at least hadn't sidelit balls anymore )
7b casc - 100 min.   49, 45, 46 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 49 ]

Total practice time: 274 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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Stephen Meschke

# 5 balls, 7 balls, 60 minutes

While training 5b overheads, I was hit in the eye with a ball. My eye hurt and watered a lot. I had to stop juggling for several minutes. It was pretty frustrating, but I did some jumprope and then moved on to 7b.

Ran 7b for 100 catches (to collect) on the fourth or 5th try. Working on 7b endurance has really helped my control with 7b.

Total practice time: 60 minutes

Location: Gym

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24th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 9 balls flashing, #StagesOfLearning, 5 ball tricks, 3 heavy balls, 5 heavy balls, 5 balls, 292 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 35 min.   [among usual ..] A few bx per run, down from 4-count to 3-count [it's stone-hard balls .. no fail onto head allowed].
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 12 min.
9b flashing - 55 min.   Eight times 7 gathers. One 8 g.   12 throws into 7 g !   #SoL - I need to un-automize 3.rd & 4.th launched throws; do slower, controlled 1.st & 2.nd, then controlled 3.rd & 4.th (also not so very fast, not at unleashed speed), only then fire the restly five balls up fully automized - all in order to get controlled patterns (not just lucky nice ones).
5b 56752 - 43 min.   7.th, 8.th sides, full or clean collected, a 9.th and three(!) 10.th sides to drop(s).
7b casc - 135 min.   51, 43, 57, 47, 47, 48 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 57 ]
5b casc - 5 min.   just cascade - wanted to do sth not so challenging that I can - , tried to endure, but hardly got over 100 c (just once).
5b fastest - 7 min.   felt great, insane speed, but no long runs (~30+, maybe 40).

Total practice time: 292 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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James Hennigan

# 5 balls, 6 balls, 7 balls, 66 minutes

62 catches of 7.
6 rounds of 7733 on both sides. Very hard.

Total practice time: 66 minutes

Location: Garden

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23rd May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 9 balls flashing, 3 heavy balls, 5 ball tricks, 5 heavy balls, 293 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 45 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 8 min.
9b flashing - 60 min.   Ten times 7 gathers, one of which 8 g in reach. Hardly any rethrows.
5b 56752 - 45 min.   8 sides clean. 9 sides full caught. 10 sides to collapse.
7b casc - 135 min.   51, 45, 47, 49, 47, 43, 45 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 51 ]

Total practice time: 293 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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James Hennigan

# 5 balls, 6 balls, 7 balls, 86 minutes

6 rounds of 97531 starting on both sides. Not very difficult.

20+ rounds of 77772 a few times (dropped on the 27th once).

71 catches of 7.

774.
50 rounds of 8040 in the left hand.
(8,4)*.
11 rounds of (8,8)(4,4).
6 rounds of 864 back to a few throws of the fountain.
50 rounds of 8040 in the right hand. Very tiring.

Total practice time: 86 minutes

Location: Garden

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22nd May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 3 heavy balls, #otu, 9 balls flashing, 5 ball tricks, 5 heavy balls, 296 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 47 min.   [among usual ..] #otu - Tried 423 (which I have nearly never done), intending to ``actively´´ let my arm hang all way down on every 2 - 423 was great to now know how it feels, but deplorably didn't get any constant swaying arms gimmicks done (doing without throwing and in rhythm was puzzling here).
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 5 min.   ~120 throws about 6-high. 200 throws on low pattern.
9b flashing - 52 min.   Twelve times 7 gathers, only one of which 8 g in reach. Hardly any rethrows (only very few unreasonable or bad late ones).
5b 56752 - 57 min.   6th adn 7th clean sides and an 8th side to one last drop.
7b casc - 135 min.   49, 44, 47, 49, 45, 43, 57 cl throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 57 ]

Total practice time: 296 minutes

Location: shady rivershore-meadow

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James Hennigan

# 5 balls, 6 balls, 7 balls, 58 minutes

49 catches of 7.

12 rounds of 774.

Total practice time: 58 minutes

Location: Garden

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21st May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 5 ball tricks, 3 heavy balls, 9 balls flashing, 5 heavy balls, 7 balls splits, 283 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 37 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 5 min.
9b flashing - 38 min.   Five times 7 gathers. 8 g in reach once or two times. Very few - but were there - rethrows (to collapse).
5b 56752 - 50 min.   6th, 7th and an 8th sides, also clean ones each.
7b casc - 150 min.   49, 43 throws longest runs. A 10+ min break amidst.   2 weary unfresh hours, then good form last ½ hour, just no results.   [ daily7b II: 49 ]
.. every once in a while on a dropped ball foot-flicked up, did triplexes [654][22]2 reverse throws; raised my #PR from three triplexes thrown and caught to five (higher and ``bigger´´, more well spread and split, did it).
7b splits - 3 min.   9 duplex thrown into 16 catches + 2 last drops.

Total practice time: 283 minutes

Location: rivershore-meadow

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20th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 9 balls flashing, 5 balls, 5 ball tricks, 8 balls, 7 balls splits, 207 minutes

5b casc varied - 7 min.   high.   wristy 9-high (won't work - too much forearm involved).   fastest.
9b flashing - 35 min.   Five times 7 gathers, one of which 8 g in reach. An 8 g in reach became 6 g.   (no pattern up allowed for rethrows).
5b 56752 - 13 min.   Two 6th sides clean.
7b casc - 142 min.   43, 48 cl, 53, 43, 45, 51, 55 throws longest runs.   Mostly tensed, forced, fought for, today. Little swift, well in rhythm; maybe a short good phase, but not really ``on level´´.   Fresh weather, good physical form.   [ daily7b II: 55 ]
8b wimpy - 5 min.   8 c cl. (yess! .. at last, .. been a while failing only)
7b splits - 5 min.   Best attempt was 9 duplex thrown 17 catches, one last drop.

Total practice time: 207 minutes

Location: concrete area among fields

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19th May 2017

7b_wizard

# 7 balls, 5 ball tricks, 5 balls, 8 balls, 245 minutes

5b casc varied, warmup - 15 min.   High.   Spontaneus attempts on 95551, fails only - got 9--5--5--5--[hesitate or wrong].   A bit fastest.
5b 56752 - 65 min.   8 sides clean. More 8th sides to collapse. A 9th side to collapse. An 11th side (=near PR) to collapse.
As a tiny compensation for not doing any 9b today, did some ..
8b wimpy - 5 min.   Upto 6 synch pairs thrown once. Nothing clean.   Need to aim better.
7b casc - 160 min.   67 (high, wide), 43, 51, 49, 47, 49, 45, 53 throws longest runs.   [ daily7b II: 67 ]

Total practice time: 245 minutes

Location: uneven cobbles under bridge

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