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Old 03-25-2003, 03:45 PM   #26
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 1,267
Re: I couldn't help myself......

paul watt (paw) wrote:
Which leaves me to wonder... clearly Sensei knew the student's abilities, why not just award the rank
I like Ted's answer and it's probably as accurate as I could guess: "Maybe the sensei knew the student's abilities, but the student didn't. That's why a test was needed."

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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