Thread: hakama use
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Old 02-19-2010, 09:51 PM   #28
Boris Spassky
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Re: hakama use

Felipe Gomez wrote: View Post
Hello, I`m new in the aikido world, I`m trying to be 5to kyu, I asking me if I can use the hakama, my sensei said me that I can since 5to kyu, what do u think about it?
It must depend on the style or teacher(s). Where I train the hakama is not worn until one gets their Shodan. It seems that the divided skirt gets in the way more than anything but I am the first to admit that I am looking forward to earning my hakama. LOL

We need to be mindful not to get caught up in rank, uniforms, etc. and concentrate more on TRAINING. Myself included-
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