Sorry but i don't really get your point - why do i need to face you or your other instructors to KNOW what i know. With total respect despite the fine origin of your family name i have probably been doing karate longer than you have been alive and have over many many years faced Karateka - both Japanese and non-Japanese of extraordinary skill. i also spent several decades earning my living by facing real violence. so with respect - WHAT exactly are you tring to say to me - i LONG ago withdrew from feeling only those of Japanese origin KNOW.
I am sorry if i appear rude but read your post - how presumptive of you to assume you and others would change a lifetime of learning with those who went before you and were (some passed) or are astonishingly skilled and able? - just by 'facing you in a match' (which i am happy to do at anytime by the way despite my age
Calm down a bit! and tell me what you mean.
as for Boxing - i started training at six with my Father - whom boxed professionally and 'Booth Boxed' if you know what that is. don't assume ignorance without asking Kyle.
Very best wishes - lets meet up some time and talk eh - I may without doubt learn from you - as i always try to when meeting other Karateka and you may learn from a non- japanese origin Karateka who has 'done a bit' - tis possible you know.