Originally Posted by Freelancer
I'm a wee bit embarrassed. I got thrown by a bigger white belt on tomoe nage. Even though I dominated him both on the ground and on my feet, even though I tried new moves(and succeeded) and did a generally good sparring, even though he has about 20 pounds on me, I still can't shake the embarrassment.
Ego is a mofo sometimes.
For one reason or another, people in my class don't use sutemewaza much, so I have surprised a few higher belts with tomoe nage and ukewaza. I am a yellow belt who's smaller than everybody in the class. That's judo magic, son.