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Old 06-19-2007, 07:24 PM   #6
Janet Rosen
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Re: dojo head bans students from training with another teacher (ex student)

I agree that whether or not the actions of the original instructor are "political" or "personal" or "ego" or WHATever, it is within his rights to make his rules in his dojo. As for student response, like Chris above, I do not see sneaking out to other dojos as embodying principles, martial or other; if the instructor can openly stake out his position, it behooves a student to stake out a position.

Janet Rosen
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