Re: multiple teachers in one dojo
Doesn't rank and title represent experience and authority?
Budo, as with most things in Japan, wasn't meant to be a democracy. If you are an instructor in a dojo you are expected to teach to a standard that is set by those that out rank you. If you are the head master of a dojo then you have the right to demand anything. Of course if you demand too much you may left with yourself as the only person to teach to.
I think most dojos are a member of an organization such as Yoshinkai, Shodokan, Aikikai etc. How strict are your organizations when it comes to instructor performance? Are there any evaluations? I always thought that instructors in a dojo must teach to a specific syllabus.