Category Archive: Blog Posts

  • Some will, some won’t. So what? Stick to your vision. Hurt feelings will pass. When you are criticized, your feelings are hurt and you feel very uncomfortable. Stop moping! It will pass. Get busy with something to get your mind off of it. Don’t wallow in self-pity; self-pity can destroy you. It can erode your […]
  • If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. When you have tears in your eyes, you can’t see where you’re going. Being too serious takes the joy out of life. As a Kung Fu student, you now know things do not always turn out exactly as planned. Adjustments are necessary to overcome any obstacle in your path. […]
  • Begin each project or goal with the end result in mind, and be flexible in the methods you use to get there. Proactive people realize that a commitment is a promise to take action and follow through with it. Proactive people have developed a habit of commitment that makes them stronger and more resistant to […]
  • Know that there is always a way! One of the most important keys to developing a sense of perseverance is to set realistic short and long-term goals. It’s easier to last and last at something if you have spent the time to carefully plan what you intend to accomplish. The only real time an obstacle […]
  • Remember, you either receive the result you want, or the lesson you need to improve. Nothing in life comes out one hundred percent as planned. Sometimes, you end up a little short from the results you wanted. You need to keep your eye on the desired outcome and take the shortcomings as a lesson in […]
  • When things don’t work out just right, use hindsight to play back the situation and find the solution that would have made the difference. To be able to persevere when things go wrong takes a certain mindset, attitude, and belief system. You have to have the mindset that you are not the kind of person […]
  • Know your goals, visions, and strategic plans inside and out. In life, you must expect that some things will go wrong. It is not what happens to you, it is how you react to it that determines your success. Most people get so caught up in what went wrong that they just cannot get past […]
  • There is an old proverb that states, “Fall seven times and rise eight times. Life begins from there.” That is perseverance, a combination of endurance and determination. Every one of us has shown a high level of perseverance at some time in our lives. If you can walk, you are a true example of perseverance. […]
  • “Fear is a warning to be careful, just as pain is a warning that something is wrong with your body. EVERYONE feels fear, even if they do not want to admit it. When you become a Black Sash, you will still feel fear, the only difference is that as a Black Sash, you will know […]
  • To have vision, we must see more than what is in front of us. There is another old principle of practice that states, “the eyes must see all sides.” What does this mean? Is it truly possible to see “all” sides? Of course, in simple terms, we can interpret this as having the ability to […]