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Old 01-17-2003, 12:34 PM   #1
Dojo: Caulfield
Location: Australia
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 18
What happens if you're NOT sensei?

This may be different for different forms of aikido, but I've been told that in Aikikai, you only get to call someone "sensei" when they're yondan or higher.

Now, both my teachers (eek!) are sandan, and both encourage their students to call them by their names, what would/could one call "rank-wise"? Sempai?


"Respect your elders. Take care of your juniors."
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