July 24 – Vertical Training
Training at Avis and Gerald Mon’s house.
Participants: Brian Han, Jodi Lindsey, Shelley Allen, Troy Fox, Noel Fox,
Karen Caldwell, Jody Bailey, Avis Moni, John Law, and me.
a vertical training / practice session at her house for a warm-up for Jive Hole this
weekend. For those of you who don’t know, Avis has a wonderful set up with good straight
trees! When I pulled up, Avis was walking the rope
wrangling the rope. After Avis came down, she introduced me to the rope walker. I had used
the frog system while working at Opryland, but I tell you, after I used the rope walker, I
like that a whole lot better!
saddled up next and demonstrated his froggin’ skills quite strongly.
was on rope next and demonstrated her short-steppin’ rope walkin’ with ease.
Jodi Lindsey, who amazed me with her agility with the frog.
made a strong showing of his rope walking as well.
leave to take care of work-related issues and Avis took over as the rope wrangler.
borrowed my camera and took a picture of me.
had gotten home, and Jody went to relax and catch up with Gerald.
Troy Fox was on rope, and after working it a ways, he practiced his change over rather
started up on the frog while her daughter Noel Fox assisted as an anchor.
services as an anchor was no longer needed, she retired to her chair and watched her mother
she would join her mother on the rope! It was a good practice for all.