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Old 09-24-2011, 05:55 PM   #13
Gorgeous George
Join Date: Sep 2009
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United Kingdom
Re: aikikai yudansha exam cost

Raul Rodrigo wrote: View Post
In the Philippines, our shodan costs are exactly the costs of a Danish shodan. The federation gets to keep around 45% of the amount to defray expenses.
Perhaps the Aikikai should take this into consideration?: there must be significant differences in the cost of living, from country to country; so much so that in certain countries, only the rich few can afford to pursue, and progress in, aikido.
And that has to be a barrier to its propagation.
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