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Old 09-15-2012, 09:50 PM   #14
Anthony Loeppert
Dojo: Aikido of Del Mar
Location: San Diego, CA
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 155
Re: Senpai You Can't Respect

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Sensei has directly stated in a black belt class to me and the others attending that rank is not based solely on hours on the mat or skill. That a big part to his is time in the dojo. This was directly caused by a few black belts asking Sensei why my rank was so low without my knowledge. (Despite my grips here I don't mention my annoyance with the social rank thing to people in the dojo- including new people who directly ask me about me about it.)
Sounds like you've really developed over the last few months [/sarcasm]

Drop your dramas. Drop your self comparison to others. Work on yourself, which is all you can do anyway.
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