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Old 07-24-2006, 09:17 AM   #10
Steve Mullen
Dojo: White Rose (Sunderland)
Location: Washington
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 270
Re: Testing requirements kyu levels

What is generally done in the organisation I train with (White Rose Aikikai) is that the person joining is allowed to keep their previous grade, and when their grading next comes up they are either promoted to the next grade, or their currewnt grade is recognised by Sensei, almost like it being ratified.

"No matter your pretence, you are what you are and nothing more." - Kenshiro Abbe Shihan
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