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Old 01-19-2014, 11:00 AM   #54
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Re: Teacher OKs "Avoid[ing] touching females on religious grounds"

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Mary Eastland wrote: View Post
If you can't train with every single person at our dojo you need to find another dojo. And you can give out your any kind of flyers somewhere else.
I knew a teacher who was confronted by a young lady who insisted that she would not train with men and it was her right to impose her needs on a working dojo. I wont go into the background of her beliefs but his answer was brilliant. He said he was happy to teach her Aikido but she had to arrange a sizable enough group to make it work out. He doubled his income and student base.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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