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Old 02-05-2011, 05:26 PM   #2
gregstec
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Re: Belt color importance

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Cezar Tipa wrote: View Post
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??"
A good example of belt blindness and too much ego - very sad, but it is everywhere to some extent.

Greg
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