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Old 02-05-2011, 02:25 PM   #1
Cezar Tipa
 
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Dojo: Iwama Ryu Romania
Location: Bucharest
Join Date: Dec 2010
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Belt color importance

Few years ago I participated at an international stage. In that time I was 1 kyu and accordingly with our Iwama's school regulation I was wearing an white belt. We were practicing jo suburi and a guy near me wearing a brown belt was doing very bad, pushing the jo without sliding but just gripping it very tight and moving it like pile driver. I told him in a polite tone that he is doing it in a wrong way. He looked at my belt and says " who the fuck do you think you are, a sensei??"
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