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I Received my Brown Belt :D

Postby CopilotATS-55 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:02 pm

Tonight i recieved my Brown Belt in Uechi-Ryu Karate. Im really happy and have recieved a uber boost of determination. :D :D :D :p
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Postby Bolster » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:05 pm

Congrats! That's quite the accomplishment.
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Postby Lostification » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:07 pm

Congratulations! I myself just received my blue belt in Kaju-Kenbo on Monday. :o
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Postby CopilotATS-55 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 7:08 pm

Lostification wrote:Congratulations! I myself just received my blue belt in Kaju-Kenbo on Monday. :o
Congrst to you as well :D
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Postby Jimd » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:06 pm

Congrats, guys!
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Postby Lostification » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:34 pm

Making a new thread! :D
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Postby 2edgesword » Thu Nov 01, 2007 8:53 pm

Congratulations! Keep up the good work. Don't fall victim to the Brown Belt Blues. I don't know how many individuals I've seen get there Brown Belt then fall by the wayside and not continue to do the work to get their Black Belt.

I've wonder why this happens (seen it happen in a few schools where I have trained and taught) but it seems a significant percentage of Brown Belts quit before reaching Black Belt. It doesn't make sense to me but it happens.

I don't know the progression of your system but in working with three Brown Belts tonight a big part of getting them to Black Belt level requires fine tuning and getting the "fat" out of techniques they already know. Maybe it's the repetition and criticing to refine the technique that becomes discouraging. Personally I try to be careful not to over correct and pound on a particular issue, especially in one training session.

Anyway, stick with it. You'll look back on the day your instructor wraps that Black Belt around your waist as one of the highlights of your life and a great day of celebrating your accomplishment.
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Postby Michael Cook » Thu Nov 01, 2007 10:01 pm

:spyder: gongradulations, and stick with it! When you get your black belt you'll truly be a beginner! :spyder:
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Postby ghostrider » Fri Nov 02, 2007 1:58 am

Congrats. :D
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Postby spydutch » Fri Nov 02, 2007 2:04 am

Congrats CoPilot ATS55 :cool: :cool:

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Postby dete » Fri Nov 02, 2007 3:37 am

congrats and keep training no matter what. :)

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Postby CopilotATS-55 » Fri Nov 02, 2007 2:34 pm

Thanks guys, My Dad got the Brown Belt Blues when he did TKD. He wishes he could do half of what he knows but he dosent have the flexibility any more. :(
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Postby squad314 » Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:32 pm

Nice job Copilot,keep up the good work.The Brown belt blues are real...after training hard for a long time and achieving my third brown in Shotokan Karate,I tested for and failed my black.After suffering a broken bone in my foot,my training waned,I lost intertest and I never went back.It's something I'll always regret,I know you won't make the same mistake.

Congratulations again,you should be proud.
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Postby Puyallupknifegu » Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:49 pm

Congrats. A very worthwhile and honorable accomplishment! Keep training to refine yourself. :D

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Postby Dr. Snubnose » Fri Nov 02, 2007 8:52 pm

Cool Co-Pilot...Congrats and Keep up the good work!....Doc :D
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Postby dialex » Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:21 pm

Congratulations and to many more (well, darker colours) ;)
Your father could consider Tai Chi Chuan, it's quite appropriate for older folks - and very enjoyable. :)
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Postby stonyman » Sat Nov 03, 2007 4:45 pm

Congrats on your accomplishment! :D


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