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sakumeikan's Blog Blog Tools Rating: Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 06-17-2011 04:36 PM
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In General 9th Dan promotion in Uk??? Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #4 New 10-07-2013 05:51 PM
Hi ,
Have we here in theU.K a newly promoted 9th Dan? Is it a rumour or based on fact? Anybody got any info here?? Cheers, Joe.
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#3 11-21-2013 02:53 AM
philipsmith Says:
Ah well the madness of self-promotion continues! Perhaps I should form a committee of people I've promoted to ask what grade I should be; but need to make sure it's just before they are eligible for promotion or I might not like the answer.
#2 10-14-2013 06:47 AM
PaulF Says:
Hi Joe, Gwynne Jones has been promoted to 9th dan and awarded the title Soke by the committee of Shin-gi-tai Aikido in consultation with other budo luminaries including a 9th dan judoka. He recently celebrated 50 years in Aikido and is 70 tomorrow. Best, Paul
#1 10-14-2013 05:34 AM
Alex Megann Says:
Tell me more! It's not our friend Mr. Poole, is it? The Yoshinkan pioneer Eddie Stratton was, I believe, promoted to 9th Dan after he died a few years ago, but I'm sure that one didn't come from Japan. Alex

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