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Old 06-06-2007, 05:11 PM   #47
George S. Ledyard
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Re: No more Mr. Nice Guy.

Dan Rubin wrote: View Post
Or is the distinction about having greater respect for a shihan? Even though a shihan might be a 6th dan?

I guess that my curiosity is really about respect and etiquette, and how you -- and I and everyone else -- decide what lines to draw and where.

What is really being said here is... don't mess with the Japanese instructors...

George S. Ledyard
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