Thread: Black Belt????
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:39 PM   #58
Perry Bell
Dojo: Deshi-do
Location: Melbourne / Australia
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 39
Smile Re: Black Belt????

Daniel Hulley wrote:
ok random question I have never thought to ask, once you pass your shodan test, do you have to go out and buy your own black belt or is it generaly presented to you? I have watched several shodan tests and never really noticed or thought to ask

My first , second , third, fourth, and fith dan belts in karate were all presented formally before the start of the class about 4 months after I took the test all of that has taken 30 years.

I have been practising Akido for quite a number of years now and have not attempted my first black belt grading yet I am in no rush, I guess when I do I will know how it is presented. I have sen others obtain theirs and they were all presented during class times.

Last edited by Perry Bell : 03-07-2006 at 10:42 PM.
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