David Yap wrote:
In situations mentioned in your first post, IMO the student has been exploited by the first teacher and then brings his "problem" to the second teacher who sees an opportunity to exploit the same. It seems like the guy didn't learn or just intend it that way for personal reason .
Good point here David, I think you hit the magic word "EXPLOITED". But in fairness to the sempai, i think he really means to help out. It makes sense taking the certificate, after its been made official and then leave. That way, sempai does not need to go for a new testing in the other dojo. You are also right, if old sensei makes it official, he's just bribing the sempai..... , now let's see what others have to say...