The Black Belt Mindset

You do not need to have achieved a Black Belt in order to obtain a Black Belt Mindset. However, to be a Black Belt in the truest sense, you must cultivate and improve on your mindset daily. Black Belts should be optimistic, especially when it counts. You should be striving to see the positives in difficult situations and realize those exact situations, often times, teach you the most about yourself and what you are capable of. Practice daily to look for the silver lining in situations and spread your optimism to others. You should demonstrate kaizen in as many areas of your life as you can. Kaizen is the mindset and practice of small incremental improvements daily, weekly or monthly that l

Black Belts are Good Finders

Becoming a Good Finder is a great habit that will lead to developing better relationships in every area of your life. Black Belts should strive to master their people skills right along with their martial arts expertise. They should also work to become great team players, in the dojo, at home and at school or in their workplace. To become a Good Finder, you must always try to search for all the good qualities in your teammates, co-workers, school buddies, your family and your friends. Your main objective should be to seek, find and acknowledge each person’s positive qualities and improvements on a regular basis. You might notice that someone has improved their flexibility, a particular sk

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