I remember once Meik Skoss posted that he would not accept a student of koryu if that person had any tattoos. He would examine them to make sure (and his wife would check the female applicants).
Is this common among koryu arts, or is this particular to Mr Skoss?
How about the koryu teachers in...
On another thread, I mentioned how it it is my opinion that koryu teachers won't take students who have a background in Ninjutsu. However, I may be basing my opinion on a fairly narrow set of experiences, so can I ask if this is a general thing or not?I was personally turned away from a koryu...
Seen this on MAP?
Here's a quote from Ron Beaubien over on e-budo.
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