Originally posted by Amendes
Traditionally there were no belts, but wariors used to have a (ohh man I cant remember the word for it.. I dont think sash is the word neither but it maybe,..) Anyway they used to wipe there hands on it and it would get dirtyer over periods of battle. Evidently you could tell how experienced they were by looking at their "sash?"
That's a new one - A+ for imagination.
Not picking on you Andrew - just in a mood.
Trying to imagine neophyte warriors trampling on their obi to try an intimidate their opponents.