Friday, November 21, 2014

FACE-OFF FRIDAY: Should Belt Ranks Exist?

IT'S FACE -OFF FRIDAY!

Most martial arts in the world today have belt ranks of some sort.  Some would say, as a result, that this has cheapened the value of what we teach - that we teach "to the rank" versus teaching the art.  Others would say that ranks are a necessary innovation in the modern world to measure progress.

What do you think?



ARE BELT RANKS NECESSARY AT ALL?