You, me, Splinter, KK, UKR and others have had this discussion many times. I certainly know of one organisation for whom a Dan grade seems like a licence to NOT train. I don't get it.
I agree with you.
And I'm in seminar (as a student) this Saturday followed by a "lazy" day at a grading on Sunday, but that's my role on the day; admin' with a bit of teaching thrown in. Which is why I'm in seminar the day before