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Old 04-14-2006, 03:46 PM   #34
Dojo: Aikido of Midland
Location: Midland Texas
Join Date: Dec 2000
Posts: 1,652
Re: Watch Out for Aikido 'Shihans'..........

At least by not inflating their ranks, they are being honest. No matter how good you are, awarding yourself or inflating your ranks only puts your credibility or ego in question. It's sore that instant reward mentality society suffers from.