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Old 04-30-2007, 10:08 AM   #6
Cory Hansen
 
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Dojo: Kyoshin Aikido Dojo
Location: W. ST. Paul, MN
Join Date: Jan 2007
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Re: Shodan is another start of Aikido?

My Sensei told me when I received my Black belt that Shodan basically means that you are considered now a serious student and now at a stage where you begin to learn Aikido.

He also stated that when I received my Nidan i was considered a expierenced Shodan. Basically meaning that even know you are a certain rank you do not earn that rank til you test past that rank.

Cory
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