ya know, I got into the martial arts 37 yrs ago after seeing "Enter the Dragon". I believed in the honor and lack of ego the movie talked about. I still try to instill honesty and integrity in my students. It just seems you run into more frauds now in this business than you used to. I don't know one martial artist who doesn't have a story to tell about some fake who self promoted himself to 9th, or 10th dan. Don't think you can see through the bullshit..... we've all been fooled, probably more than once. The funny (or not so funny) thing is, some of these people believe there own lies. I always thought, and still do, that martial arts was supposed to be above that. I guess I'm just gullible.
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