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Old 10-09-2011, 09:50 PM   #9
kewms
Join Date: Aug 2002
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Re: dojos with no kyu advancement or promotion?

The advantage of a steady rank progression is that it gives people a way to measure their progress and a series of tangible goals.

The disadvantage is that the rank can become more important than the learning, creating many opportunities for ego and additional pressure on both teacher and students.

Katherine
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