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Old 08-09-2011, 12:03 PM   #27
Walter Martindale
Location: Cambridge, ON
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 760
Re: ineffective technique from sensei?

Basia Halliop wrote: View Post
Not really... It's pretty short, actually...
All depends on the dojo and the environment. I've been beaten up by a 10 year sandan - all her 10 years at Aikikai Hombu in Shinjuku.

I, on the other hand, started in 1993, already had a shodan from judo, spent 6 years as a san-kyu, (long story during which I very nearly hung up the obi). Shodan 2007, Nidan 2009.

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