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Iguanasan
11-11-2015, 02:50 PM
I just wanted to apologize if anyone was looking for me over the last couple of weeks. I was a bit distracted by my interest in karate. That's me in the last row, right hand side just after testing in Toronto.

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Marko
11-12-2015, 01:56 AM
Did you get another level on your belt? what was the test?

Runmonty
11-12-2015, 03:04 PM
great stuff. I too would be interested to know about the testing.

I especially like that the official's formal portraits have formal jackets and ties and ........socks?. I suppose you cant blame them.....the rest of you are there in your robes :laughing: (notice I am only brave enough to say that with the safety of a few thousand miles of ocean between us)

theantiquetiger
11-13-2015, 02:44 AM
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jhUkGIsKvn0

ewaizel
11-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Congrats Sensei

Iguanasan
11-17-2015, 01:12 PM
Thanks, everyone! Yes, I was testing for yondan (4th degree black belt) in Chito Ryu karate and I managed to be successful. Front row centre is Sensei Shane Higashi, 9th degree - Saiko Shihan. The rest are various levels from 4th (after grading) to 7th (the other suits).