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Old 05-24-2001, 11:27 AM   #7
Chuck Clark
 
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I won't get into a discussion about the merits of various systems or philosophies of when a promotion is valid.

The best way you'll get some quality information to answer your question is to look into different organizations' requirements, different teachers' attitudes about promotion (what a "shodan" is, etc.), and then get your own gut-level feelings about the relative skill levels of individuals in these different groups. Make up your own mind.

First hand experience is the best.

Good luck in your search.

Last edited by Chuck Clark : 05-24-2001 at 11:30 AM.

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