Has my shugyo begun? The main problem that I can see is that I always love practicing. That's why it's so difficult to understand why I don't do it more often, more regularly.
Jog, followed by Seisan. N.B. Thumb on tekubi kake uke, relax after impact, breath, block offensively, keep your head up for other attackers, good shime before kicks.
Soto uke is a winning technique.