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Old 02-20-2005, 07:58 PM   #8
PeterR
 
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Re: Poll: How meaningful is your aikido rank to you?

It does not mean much to me either BUT at the level I train, at the place I train, I will have to eventually grade. This is necessary to maintain the synergy between skill level and rank within the dojo - never an easy thing. With that in mind I take training for the next level quite seriously. So yes (contradiction alert) it is important.

I voted Very Meaningful but am not happy with it.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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