That weird feeling when you are training at a new dojo/gym and you meet people who remind you of people from your old dojo/gym.
The people at the new gym are awesome , but man does it feel like a twilight zone episode at times. It’s a strange form of nostalgia. I think I need to reconnect with members from the old dojo. It’s such an odd feeling, you train with the same partners for awhile and then poof they disappear because we graudaute, move, find a new job and etc. I’ve never been to a therapist , but I imagine it to be like having the same therapist for all your life and they suddenly vanish. I guess you could say that your training partners are your therapists since they help you grow and the realtionship you and your partners is constructed from 100% mutual attention given to one another. Can’t be on your iPhone when blocking a punch or demonstraing an armbar.
Do you remember your very first Karate class? I don’t. (Hey, I was like 2 years old!) Do you remember that feeling of putting your white belt on for th