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Old 05-06-2006, 02:34 AM   #22
kaishaku
Join Date: Oct 2004
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Re: Philippine ranking and other stories

Unrelated to Aikido but interesting regarding ranking:

In my current gym the ranks are limited to only white, blue, purple, brown, and black, but since each apparently takes an exceptionally long time to achieve the non-black ones have been broken into four stripes, so, essentially 19 "kyu ranks" to be achieved.
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