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  1. ahmad abou taleb

    ahmad abou taleb White Belt

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    My friend is a brown belt in Kyokushin karate ! he asked me if he can buy from a reliable website a premium black belt (isami) which is approved by the IKO1(international karate organization). ?? any idea guys ??
     
  2. Tez3

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    Has he been awarded his black belt by his instructor? After you have graded you are given your belt so I can't see why he would want to buy a black one when he's a brown belt.
     
  3. ahmad abou taleb

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    he's a brown belt for more than 3 years ! he deserve to get his own black belt! to add the coach where we train buy it for 300$ he said that the black belt is an premuim belt and like that ! it's to expensive !! so that's why he need to buy one from the internet!
     
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    Three years sounds about right before he grades for black. Are you saying he hasn't graded but wants to buy a belt and wear it anyway or that he has graded but can't afford a belt?
     
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  5. ahmad abou taleb

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    what i mean! he deserves to get his black belt, but the instructor doesn't want to award the belt to my friend until he pay !! that's why he want to buy a belt
     
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    So he's been informed that he can grade, but hasn't because he can't afford the test/belt? Is the instructor aware that's why he refused testing...if he is he might try to work with him price-wise
     
  7. ahmad abou taleb

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    exactly sir! now u understand what I meant! 300$ to him isn't an affordable price,it's too expensive! so we can talk with the coach and informe him that JOE will do the exam and don't want to buy the belt ! and we'll buy it from any site! the exam is for free ! but the belt what cost 300$
     
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    That's very odd, normally the exam is what would cost money.
     
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    yes!! i know but the coach is the referee who give grades in test so he don't pay fees to do the test! but he say that he buy belts from japan ! but he ordered them pnline and w e all knew that!! most of the time he refuse to go and test for a black belt if u haven't pay the 300$ !! so we just want to know from where he buy the belts!
     
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    Universal rule..if you need to ask something shady on a web forum, send a "friend"...
     
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  11. ahmad abou taleb

    ahmad abou taleb White Belt

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    excuse me ???? i'm not a liar ! and u should talk to me in a respectful way! you can go and check my facebook !! thanks to god i'm not waiting you to tell me either i'm a black belt or not,i'm already a black belt for more than 2 years now! anyway thank you for your reply ! i respect what u said,this is your oppinion ! but for next time when u wanna be smart like that,just remember any adidas or sport outlet have a lot of black belts ! and u can order from the internet from millions of site !! and as a kyokushin black belt u can anything you wnt from ichigeki site!
     
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    If that's how the organization operates, saying, "I can buy the belt elsewhere" is unlikely to get the person testing him to approve the grading.
     
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    I know a guy I will have an ask.

    His response.

    "Isami or martial world we normally use mate, not sure how much all the embroidery would cost but?"
     
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    No he can't buy it....if he's not awarded it then he's nothing but a fake black belt. You buy a belt whatever reason you give it's not legit. If the instructor doesn't award it then it's not real
     
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    he can buy it. I could lso tape 10 red stripes on my black belt. My instructor just wouldn't recognize it.
     
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    Sounds strange to me. I would just take the test since it's free. Pass it and become a blackbelt. I would think passing the test would be more important than having the actual black belt.
     
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    Seems a bit dodgy to me.
     
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    Sure anyone can buy one but it means they're a fake black belt
     
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    Only time buying a black belt is okay is when you're already a black belt and your belt is falling apart.
     
  20. Tez3

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    Unfair. The poster obviously doesn't speak English as his first language and is having problems explaining what the problem is. I don't think it's dodgy as such just very confused, things in the Middle East even martial arts, are often done very differently. The UK government has issued a warning not to travel to Lebanon because it's dangerous, it's likely the unrest there also makes things very different from other places.
     
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