The Oracle Back Blast. 11/7/20 7 AM. The 7 of Diamonds

The Oracle – 7 of Diamonds

Saturday November 7th 2020

Aldrich Elementary – Omaha NE

56 degrees and beautiful – slight breeze

PAX: Tug Boat, Vandelay, Room Service, Clorox, Thomas, Six Shooter and Cheap Seats

QIC — Cheap Seats

Cheap Seats welcomed 7 PAX to the Oracle.  Gave the mission statement, disclaimer and Credo.

The PAX performed a longer than normal mosey (1.2 miles) around the office complex and ended at the school for Warm-O -Rama

Warm-A-Rama

Tappy Taps — 15 IC

Big Ones — 12 IC

Sun Gods forward — 20 IC

Sun Gods backwards — 20 IC

Pre-Thang:  The PAX then performed 3 exercises twice that consisted of 25 dips, 25 step ups and 25 derkins. 

Thang: The PAX then mosied a quarter mile to a large grass area where 4 cones where set up in a diamond shape and performed “7 of diamonds”

Cheap Seats explained the Thang (7 of diamonds) –Performed on a large diamond. For the first round, do 7 reps of an exercise (burpees) at each of the 4 corners with a mosey (or sprint) in between corners. Each round, increase by 7 reps with a different exercise each round, for a total of 4 rounds. Round 2, 14 Bonnie Blairs at each of the 4 corners. Round 3, 21 merkins at each of the 4 corners. Round 4, 28 air squats at each of the 4 corners. If time allows, continue for a total of 7 rounds, decreasing the reps by 7 for each of the last 3 rounds with exercises of the Q’s choice. We will do some rounds on your own, then wait for the six each round; and some rounds we do as a group.

Rounds1. 7 Burpees2. 14 Bonnie Blairs3. 21 Merkins4. 28 air squats5. 21 Lunges6. 14 Sun Gods7. 7 Tempo Merkins

We successfully made it through all of the 7 of Diamondsand then mosied a quarter mile back to the Flags andstarted 6MOM

6MOM

Thomas led us with 20 freddy mercuries IC

Tug Boat led us with 20 row boats IC

Cheap Seats led us in 20 scissor kicks IC

We finished with every PAX member doing 2 American Hammer until it ended with Cheap Seats.

Announcements/COT

Vandelay reminded the group that there were opportunities to Q at the Oracle through November and December.  Cheap Seats agreed to lead a 7am beatdown in December.


COT

Cheap Seats discussed reflective listening and provided the 3 below quotes:1. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” –Bryant H. McGill2. Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” –Bernard Baruch3. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” –Stephen R. Covey

I challenged the group to truly listen before you speak and had the PAX go home and practice reflective listening with their family.

Announcements/Prayers

Tug Boat needed prayers for John in his family who is struggling with some health challenges and we said some prayers for Room Service who is in search for a job.

We had some fun with the Huskers Northwestern game and had the below PAX members predict the score with the winner getting a gift from Cheap Seats

Sixth Shooter is the WINNER!

Cheap Seats closed with a prayer

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