Developing a Black Belt attitude: DETERMINATION

The entire world will move aside for a person who is determined. “A Black Belt is a White Belt who never quits.” Both winning and giving up are habits to learn. Corinne and I were fortunate enough to learn very young that, if we really wanted to have something, we had to knuckle down to get it. Being determined to do something is a fantastic trait. Determination requires a single-minded focus and an unshakeable belief that the result is definitely worth the effort. A few important lessons around determination: Nothing that’s really worthwhile is easy. Don’t just give up when it gets tough. That’s too easy. Be determined and also be sensible/realistic. Be very careful what you wish for; you m

10 winning habits of a martial artist

Here’s a list of 10 important habits we teach the kids (and adults) to adopt on their path to Black Belt excellence and beyond. 1. Endurance “Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.” – Buddha To dig deeper, to go further, to follow through on what you truly believe isright even when everyone else has dropped away. 2. Success “If you can dream it YOU can do it.” – Walt Disney 3. Resilience “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius Resilience does not eliminate stress or erase life’s difficulties. Instead, it gives people the strength to tackle problems head on, overcome

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