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Old 01-19-2004, 10:15 PM   #1
Suzanne Cooper
Dojo: Retsushinkan Dojo/Alabama
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Talking My girls did it... :D

My girls earned their gold belts!

My turn to test next. I'm terrified. I'm just too dense to learn this quickly enough.

My girls said they'd help me!

I got guts, yes I do. I do aikido--do YOU?
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Old 01-20-2004, 04:28 PM   #2
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Gold belts?

Excuse my ignorance. What is the grading system for your kids?

Good luck on your own test btw.

"flows like water, reflects like a mirror, and responds like an echo." Chaung-tse
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Old 01-20-2004, 06:45 PM   #3
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GOLD! Is that what we're calling "Yellow" now?
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Old 01-20-2004, 08:25 PM   #4
Suzanne Cooper
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We have a yellow and a gold.

Others from my dojo: please correct me if I misunderstand, but I believe we have one additional kyu that some others might not have.

We have 7. Many others have 6, don't they?

ANYHOW! I LOVE aikido! Something occured to me last night after class.

It's not that I'm too old for aikido, it's just that my body isn't young enough.

j/k--there is enough ice and advil for me...

I got guts, yes I do. I do aikido--do YOU?
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Old 01-20-2004, 10:13 PM   #5
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Hi Suzanne

Lots and lots of variations on belts and kyu levels. It usually makes more sense if you give the kyu level.

Last Saturday I handed out a bunch of pretty blue belts to my students (8yh Kyu). I'm also very proud of my charges - this was the first group to travel to Honbu for grading. I don't grade at the club.

Two of the them were passed with distinction - something few are able to do.

Peter Rehse Shodokan Aikido
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Old 01-21-2004, 02:04 PM   #6
Greg Jennings
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Congratulations, Suzanne.

I actually talked with Bushnell and Horton Senseis for the first time at the Akayama Ryu seminar this past weekend. They are both very personable and I enjoyed training with them very much.

I also met and trained with Bushnell Sensei's daughter in law, Christy. She was kind enough to uke for me some when I was teaching.

Best regards,

Greg Jennings
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