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Old 01-25-2006, 01:12 PM   #42
Lyle Bogin
Dojo: Shin Budo Kai
Location: Manhattan
Join Date: Feb 2002
Posts: 588
Re: should there be an age for black belts?

"But is it only about just learning the moves?"

Yes. The only way to have testing be fair is to set forth criteria in terms of the performance of technique and length of study and abide by them. There can be exceptions for outrageous behavior, but beyond that we wander into dangerous territory.
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