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2019-02-09

7b_wizard

7 balls, #endupatt, #improvement, #exercises, #posture, 5 balls, 118 minutes

( 10° C, mild but partly pretty windy, gloves on )
5b casc varied - ~7 min.
7b casc - ~111 min. ___ 46, 44, 43, 52, gloves off, 42, 45, 42, 58, 49 throws' runs longer than 40 t. [ daily7b III: 58 ] #improvement #endupatt Did well near the body a good deal, upto the pattern asking for me to slowly trip back a bit as you see it from good numbers jugglers. The pattern partly felt perfect, also for, i think, more and more narrow runs than usual; ( but also got my usual drift into too wide ). Tried extremely as near the body as would go a little bit ( kind'a my nose right inside the frontplane, mostly failing, but checkin' out that dimension in the first place #exercises ). Good connection to pattern's top a good deal too.

Total practice time: 118 minutes

Location: concrete area among fields

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2019-01-31

7b_wizard

5 balls, 7 balls, #season, #whatIwant, #improvement, #structuredPractise, #efficiency, 85 minutes

°yay°, I'm back to the internet °yippie°, hi again everyone :o)
have meanwhile been doing some 3b blindfold with upto over 300 catches, intending to get 250-300 within like 15 mins, then to vary width and height and the front plane, but not in order to endure very much more, but as a "good-for" 5b blind, for practise of the latter to make more sense (instead failing 99,99%).
Have upgraded 3b2c propmix to 2b3c; hard, a chaos at first, but now getting upto 4 rounds (about once per stint), several times 3 per stint. I guess, full focus on throwing and spinning well, not caring about any catching, but hoping for it to come fully automized, gave that slight improvement. I'm pushing this, sacrificing almost all the 5b enduring stints and even upto all of 5b rev time that I used to do, in order to get out of failing so much most the time.
For 7b, got a few \several runs over 60 and about twice over 70 throws, which is pretty good for winter with like four (T-)/shirts on.


Today:

5b casc varied - ~10 min. ___ 9-high throwing has gotten better, can keep a few rounds up and can walk back and forth with 9-high now. Can now regularly slowly step\pivot 360° upto twice either way around, once each normal high, plus once each 7-high.
7b casc - ~75 min. ___ 51, 41, 57 throws' longest runs. [ daily7b III: 57 ]

Total practice time: 85 minutes

Location: concrete area among fields

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2018-05-26

7b_wizard

7 balls, #improvement, 9 balls flashing, 5 balls, 193 minutes

5b casc varied - ~15 min. __ again incl. hi-lo and wide\\narrow - pulsing exercises.
9b flashing - ~20 min. ___ Three times 8 gathers (two of which in a row).
7b casc - ~158 min. ___ 42, 43, 55, 43, 47, 43, 56, 56 ( nearly a copy of the one shortly before, fighting past four-five sets of eight throws, and forcing a few last throws for result, whilst it had slowly drifted me turn some to my lefthand side ), 41 cl, 43 cl, 41, 51 throws' runs longer than 40 t. One-two gorgeous early runs doing well, but lost connection a bit (to the pattern, its top, the right swift ado). So, good, okay practise, but once again these days not yet where I've been formerly, finetuning on nice running patterns getting very long runs and a lot over 60. Got a nice low about two periods run maybe a handwidth or two above head-height. ___ [ daily7b III: 56 ]

Total practice time: 193 minutes

Location: uneven cobbles under bridge

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2018-05-04

7b_wizard

7 balls, #technique, #StagesOfLearning, #improvement, #endupatt, 5 balls, 168 minutes

5b casc varied - ~10 min.
7b casc - ~158 min. ___ 53, 41, 43, 55, 85 (! top three-four-five runs ever, rolled well, feeding the top well, rather untensed, not so very high ), 41, 47, 43, 48, 42, 47, 45, 46, 50, 49, 59, 54 cl, throws' runs longer than 40 th. ___ #technique #SoL #improvement #endupatt - Have lately been getting whole runs throwing slightly towards myself ( from ``second front plane´´ to ``inner front plane´´ in a way ). I reckon, this corresponds to a natural throwing movement with the upper arm slightly going backwards for catching, then going slightly foreward until release for throwing. ___ [ daily7b III: 85 ]

Total practice time: 168 minutes

Location: rivershore-meadow

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2018-04-22

7b_wizard

5 ball tricks, #chartread, #StagesOfLearning, #improvement, #endupatt, 5prop mix, 49 minutes

22' + 17' - 5b rev casc - ___ 161 (@ 15'), //15'//, 163,, 128, 121, 135 throws runs longer than 120 throws. ___ [ 5b reverse cascade progress: 163 ] #chartread #SoL #improvement #endupatt - doing notably less practise time on this, with priority now again on outdoor numbers juggling in summer, severely broke in the comparedly constant improvement curve (which is not a surprise). But it's still a good level and feels more like "juggling" than "trying", but for not always finding that enduring mindstate, that sophisticated settling in simply rollin' it ``forever´´. Sometimes I slave to the pattern, sometimes, I have full control, bailing out impossibly rotten patterns back to swiftly stable. And there's still always bad phases or days with fails. ( which is all in all pretty much the same level as when - with 5b normal cascade - I started going for very long runs of 500+ throws )

10' - 5 prop mix, 2b3c - ___ Not being all firm with 4b1c and 3b2c yet, daring this was rather stressing my limits for a try, than seriously ``attacking´´ a next step; but it turned out, my hand-automation with those tinyclubs is good enough for like two rounds ( so no danger of getting stuck here on my way to 5c ). ___ A clean flash. Two times almost two rounds. Seven club throws to collapse.

Total practice time: 49 minutes

Location: indoors low ceiling

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2018-01-03

7b_wizard

5 ball tricks, #reflecting, #technique, #endupatt, #chartread, #improvement, 195 minutes

[ daily7b II: 0 ]

120' + 75' - 5b rev casc - 87 (30'), 91, 105, 104, 82, 114, 101, 97, 112, .. , So, what or which is the "weakest element" of my 5b reverse cascade? - Dunno, ... in good phases with good patterns it seems, the issue in a given moment is simply relaxing and settling in that pattern versus losing the pattern there, maybe a casual slip, ... when i don't get it in bad phases, several issues might be that "weakest, worst element": maybe a slightly too bad height per beat ratio, maybe too little scoop to the outside a bad width, a too narrow pattern, gotta find out if can unless that "weakest element" is maybe dynamic and changes from time to time and pattern to pattern and is difficult to nail. If there is any such weakest elemment in my 5b revs, I'd expect it to be there both, in good and bad phases. Maybe it's simply my weaker hand doing wrong in any case. .. 91, //10' break//, 107, 93, 84, 95, 103, 93, 119, 93, 88 cl, 87 throws runs longer than 80 throws. [ 5b reverse cascade progress: 119 ]
It's going half well, though, - #chartread 5b rev casc - I've increased my average, just haven't gotten the very long runs (~150+ throws) like in spring, nothing way above that daily over 100 throws since over three weeks now.

Total practice time: 195 minutes

Location: indoors low ceiling

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2017-04-24

7b_wizard

7 balls, 3 heavy balls, 5 ball tricks, 5 heavy balls, #improvement, #structuredPractise, #otu, 200 minutes

3b 200gr, freestyle, misc - 30 min.
5 heavy balls, 200 gr casc - 7 min.
5b 56752 - 28 min. Doing around emphasized 6-es mainly. Pretty good yield again: A 7th, two 8th and a 9th sides clean, apart from also several 6th to 8th sides into drop(s). #improvement #structuredPractise - also without breaking any PR, I see improvement just as much in needing less time, shorter stints, to find into pattern and upto average runs and average daily best runs. (used to need an hour, 1½ formerly) #otu - Also tried on 4b-156 again just a bit to check what goes, failing -> adjourned `` 'til cow comes home ´´ (would need longer extra stints).
7b casc - 135 min. 45, 49, 53, 57 (cl?), 51 throws longest runs. [ daily7b II: 57 ]

Total practice time: 200 minutes

Location: rivershore-meadow

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