On Nov 14, 2009, at 10:32 AM, John Fereira wrote: >> On 13-Nov-09, at 10:29 AM, Cary Gordon wrote: >>> I might be able to help with the white belt. Do I get to wear one of >>> those padded suits? > > It should probably be mandatory. Aren't you glad they're modeling > the pre-conf after karate, and not sumo wresting? We can take care of that in Hacker 101/102/201/202 - where everyone can progress from sekiwake to ozeki!