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Definition of "shodan" [shodan]

  • The lowest black belt rank in Japanese martial arts. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shodan" in a sentence
  • "Presenting a notebook for review is one of the requirements for a shodan candidate."
  • "The “black belts” are referred to as yudansha, and the first dan grade, shodan, basically means that the holder is now taken as a serious student of the art."
  • "And, of course, shodan first dan grade is only the beginning."
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