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Old 03-02-2009, 08:24 PM   #3
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Join Date: Jun 2000
Posts: 819
Re: Master/slave relationship and Instructor with ego

First, it's not a master/slave relationship. It's a teacher/student relationship. Respect goes both ways. Just because you joined a dojo does not mean you check your dignity and self-worth at the door.

With that being said...

You can't change the dojo. You can leave the dojo. If you feel you're being mistreated then leave. THAT'S YOUR CHOICE.

Anne Marie Giri
Women in Aikido: a place where us gals can come together and chat about aikido.
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