In Defense of Non-Black Belt Women Who Choose to Wear Hakama

As a relative newcomer to the Aikido world, I am somewhat unfamiliar with the fine points of a definitely existing yet unspoken etiquette code. At a recent black belt examination I was rather forcibly awakened from my pleasant slumber by a hostile, disapproving attitude on the part of some parties toward, to my amazement, my wearing a hakama as I do not hold a black belt rank.


Members please log in here to continue…

lock

 

Already a member? Login below

Email
Password
 
Remember me (for 2 weeks)

Forgot Password




Not yet a member?

Click here to sign up as a free member and gain immediate access!